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hyperplasia of the oral mucosa, occurring in the elderly, characterized by sharp or blunt upward papillary projections of squamous epithelium.
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verrucous hyperplasiaAcanthosis in which epithelium–eg, of the foot or oral cavity is thickened, but not neoplastic; chronic VH–eg, of the foot with lymphedema may evolve to verrucous carcinoma
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ver·ru·cous hy·per·pla·si·a(vĕr-ū'kŭs hī'pĕr-plā'zē-ă)
Cellular disorder of the oral mucosa, occurring in old people, characterized by sharp or blunt upward papillary projections of squamous epithelium.
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