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epidermoid

 [ep″ĭ-der´moid]
1. resembling the epidermis.
2. any tumor occurring at a noncutaneous site and formed by inclusion of epidermal cells.

ep·i·der·moid

(ep'i-dĕr'moyd),
1. Resembling epidermis.
2. A cholesteatoma or other cystic tumor arising from aberrant epidermal cells.
[epidermis + G. eidos, appearance]

epidermoid

(ĕp′ĭ-dûr′moid′)
adj.
Composed of or resembling epidermal tissue: epidermoid carcinoma.

ep·i·der·moid

(ep'i-dĕr'moyd)
1. Resembling epidermis.
2. A cholesteatoma or other cystic tumor arising from aberrant epidermal cells.
[epidermis + G. eidos, appearance]

epidermoid

Having the characteristics of, or pertaining to, the EPIDERMIS.
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Proliferating epidermoid cysts. Arch Dermatol 1966;94(1):11-9.
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