kraurosis


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kraurosis

 [kraw-ro´sis]
a dried, shriveled condition.
kraurosis vul´vae atrophy of the female external genitalia, resulting in drying and shriveling, with leukoplakic patches on the mucosa and intense itching.

kraurosis

/krau·ro·sis/ (kraw-ro´sis) a dried, shriveled condition.
kraurosis vul´vae  lichen sclerosus of the female external genitalia, characterized by atrophy, leukoplakic patches on the mucosa, and intense itching.

kraurosis

[krôrō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, krauros, dry, osis, condition
a thickening and shriveling of the mucous membranes, particularly the female genitalia. See also kraurosis vulvae.

kraurosis

a dried, shriveled condition.