[lahy-ken-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /laɪˌkɛn ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
a leathery hardening of the skin, usually caused by chronic irritation.
a patch of skin so hardened.

lichenification li·chen·i·fi·ca·tion (lī-kěn’ə-fĭ-kā’shən, lī’kə-nə-)
Thickening of the skin with hyperkeratosis caused by chronic inflammation resulting from prolonged scratching or irritation.


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