congenital ectodermal defect


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Related to congenital ectodermal defect: congenital ectodermal dysplasia

con·gen·i·tal ec·to·der·mal dys·pla·si·a

incomplete development of the epidermis and skin appendages; the skin is smooth and hairless, the facies abnormal, and the teeth and nails may be affected; sweating may be deficient.

congenital ectodermal defect

congenital ectodermal defect

A nonspecific term that has been used for:
(1) Congenital ectodermal dysplasia;
(2) Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia.

con·gen·i·tal ec·to·der·mal de·fect

(kŏn-jeni-tăl ektō-dĕrmăl dēfekt)
Incomplete development of the epidermis and skin appendages; the skin is smooth and hairless, the face is abnormal, and the teeth and nails may be affected; sweating may be deficient.
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