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[ker-uh-toh-dur-muh] /ˌkɛr ə toʊˈdɜr mə/

noun, Pathology.
a disease of the horny layer of the skin, especially of the soles or palms.

keratoderma ker·a·to·der·ma (kěr’ə-tō-dûr’mə)


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