dermatolysis


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Related to dermatolysis: pachydermatocele

der·ma·tol·y·sis

(der'mă-tol'i-sis),
Loosening of the skin or atrophy of the skin by disease; erroneously used as a synonym for cutis laxa.
Synonym(s): dermolysis
[dermato- + G. lysis, a loosening]

dermatolysis

/der·ma·tol·y·sis/ (-tol´ĭ-sis) cutis laxa.

der·ma·tol·y·sis

(dĕr'mă-tol'i-sis)
Loosening of the skin or atrophy of the skin by disease; erroneously used as a synonym for cutis laxa.
[dermato- + G. lysis, a loosening]

dermatolysis

(der?ma-tol'i-sis) [? + lysis, dissolution]
A tendency of hypertrophied skin and subcutaneous tissue to hang in folds; loose skin. Synonym: cutis laxa; cutis pendula; dermatocele; pachydermatocele (1)