Leucoplakia



[loo-kuh-pley-kee-uh] /ˌlu kəˈpleɪ ki ə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
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[loo-kuh-pley-kee-uh] /ˌlu kəˈpleɪ ki ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
a disorder of a mucous membrane characterized by one or more white patches, occurring most commonly on the cheek, tongue, vulva, or penis: often medically insignificant but sometimes becoming malignant.

leukoplakia leu·ko·pla·ki·a (lōō’kə-plā’kē-ə)
n.
A condition characterized by white spots or patches on mucous membranes, especially of the mouth and vulva. Also called leukoplasia, smoker’s patch, smoker’s tongue.

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