epitheliogenesis

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epitheliogenesis

development of the epithelium.

epitheliogenesis imperfecta
congenital absence of the skin and commonly also the mucosae; an inherited defect in most animal species. It is incompatible with life. Called also aplasia cutis.
epitheliogenesis imperfecta linguae bovis
see smooth tongue.
References in periodicals archive ?
Perl, "Simultaneous occurrence of epitheliogenesis imperfecta with syndactyly in a calf and a lamb," Australian Veterinary Journal, vol.
Epitheliogenesis imperfecta Skin fails to form over parts of the body or in the mouth.