cheilitis, actinic

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cheilitis, actinic (solar cheilitis) (kīlī´tis aktin´ik),

n crusting, desquamation, ulceration, atrophy, and inflammation of the lips, especially the lower lip, caused by chronic exposure to the elements and actinic rays of sunlight.
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Actinic cheilitis.
cheilitis, cigarette paper,
n focal areas of inflammation of the lips caused by cigarette paper sticking to the surface and injury produced by efforts to remove it.
cheilitis, glandularis apostematosa
n chronic diffuse nodular enlargement of the lower lip associated with purulent inflammatory hyperplasia of the mucous glands and ducts. Rare; unknown etiology.
cheilitis, solar,
n See cheilitis, actinic.