Definition of Dermatosparaxis

1. Noun. An inherited autosomal-recessive disorder of the connective tissue in horses, causing fragile skin. ¹



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Medical Definition of Dermatosparaxis

1. Recessive disorder of cattle in which a procollagen peptidase is absent. In consequence the amino and carboxy terminal peptides of procollagen are not removed, the collagen bundles are disordered and the dermis is fragile. Similar to Ehlers Danlos syndrome in humans. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dermatosparaxis

dermatophytosis
dermatoplastic
dermatoplasties
dermatoplasty
dermatopolyneuritis
dermatorrhagia
dermatorrhagia parasitica
dermatorrhexis
dermatorrhoea
dermatosclerosis
dermatoscopy
dermatoses
dermatosis
dermatosis medicamentosa
dermatosis papulosa nigra
dermatosparaxis (current term)
dermatotherapy
dermatothlasia
dermatotropic
dermatoxenoplasty
dermatozoiasis
dermatozoon
dermatozoonosis
dermatrophia
dermenchysis
dermestes
dermestid
dermestids
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dermic

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