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leukoedema leu·ko·e·de·ma (lōō’kō-ĭ-dē’mə)
A benign abnormality of the buccal mucosa characterized by a filmy, opalescent-to-whitish gray, wrinkled epithelium similar to that seen in leukoplakia.


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