Molluscum



[muh-luhs-kuh m] /məˈlʌs kəm/

noun, plural mollusca
[muh-luhs-kuh] /məˈlʌs kə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
1.
any of various skin conditions characterized by soft, rounded tumors.

molluscum mol·lus·cum (mə-lŭs’kəm)
n. pl. mol·lus·ca (-kə)
Any of various skin diseases marked by the occurrence of soft spherical tumors on the face or the body.

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