geroderma


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geroderma

 [jer″o-der´mah]
dystrophy of the skin and genitals, giving the appearance of old age.

ger·o·der·ma

(jer'ō-dĕr'mă),
1. The atrophic skin of the aged.
2. Any condition in which the skin is thinned and wrinkled, resembling the integument of old age.
[gero- + G. derma, skin]

geroderma

/gero·der·ma/ (jer-o-der´mah) dystrophy of the skin and genitals, giving the appearance of old age.

geroderma

[jer′ədur′mə]
Etymology: Gk, geron, old man, derma, skin
1 the atrophic skin of aging.
2 skin that is thin and wrinkled as a result of a defective state of nutrition.
3 any condition characterized by skin that is thin and wrinkled, resembling the skin of old age.

geroderma

A term that encompasses:
(1) True ageing phenomena affecting the skin; and
(2) Photoageing.

ger·o·der·ma

(jer'ō-dĕr'mă)
1. The atrophic skin of the aged.
2. Any condition in which the skin is thinned and wrinkled, resembling the integument of old age.
[gero- + G. derma, skin]

geroderma

The characteristic skin changes occurring in old age—atrophy, pigmentation, drying, loss of fat and loss of elasticity.

geroderma, gerodermia

dystrophy of the skin and genitals, giving the appearance of old age.