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

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.