Definition of Acanthorrhexis

1. Noun. (pathology) rupture of intercellular bridges of the prickle cell layer of the epidermis (stratum spinosum), as in eczema or allergic contact dermatitis ¹



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Medical Definition of Acanthorrhexis

1. Rupture of the intercellular bridges of the prickle cell layer of the epidermis, as in contact-type dermatitis. See: spongiosis. Origin: acantho + G. Rhexis, rupture (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acanthorrhexis

acanthoma adenoides cysticum
acanthoma fissuratum
acanthomatous
acanthophorous
acanthopodia
acanthopodina
acanthopodious
acanthopodium
acanthopteri
acanthopterous
acanthopterygian
acanthopterygians
acanthopterygii
acanthopterygious
acanthor
acanthorrhexis (current term)
acanthoses
acanthosis
acanthosis nigricans
acanthotic
acanthous
acanthrocyte
acanthrocytosis
acanths
acanthus
acanthus family
acanthuses
acapella
acapnia
acapnial

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