Definitions for: Xeroderma


[n] abnormal dryness and roughness of the skin



Webster (1913) Definition: Xe`ro*der"ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? dry + ? skin.]
(Med.)
(a) Ichthyosis.
(b) A skin disease characterized by the presence of numerous
small pigmented spots resembling freckles, with which are
subsequently mingled spots of atrophied skin.

Synonyms: xerodermia

See Also: dryness, waterlessness, xerotes


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