Abnormal dryness of the eyes.
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Xerosis: Abnormal dryness of the skin (xeroderma), of the conjunctiva of the eye (xerophthalmia), or of the mucous membranes such as dry mouth (xerostomia). The word 'xerosis' literally means 'dry condition.' It was compounded from the Greek roots 'xero-' (dry) and '-osis' (condition).
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Pathologic dryness of the skin (xeroderma), the conjunctiva (xerophthalmia), or mucous membranes. ... Synonym: xeronosus. ... Origin: xero-+ G. -osis, condition ... Xerosis parenchymatosus, superficial drying of the conjunctiva due to diffuse scarring, with closure of the lacrimal gland openings. .....
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(zēr-o´sis) abnormal dryness, as of the eye (xerophthalmia), skin (xeroderma), or mouth (xerostomia).
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xerosis 1. Abnormal dryness of a tissue, as of the skin, eye, or mucous membranes. 2. The abnormal dryness of the skin, mucous membranes, or conjunctiva. Cross reference of another word family related to: 'dry': arid-.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: zē-rō′sis Definitions: 1. Pathologic dryness of the skin (xeroderma), the conjunctiva (xerophthalmia), or mucous membranes.
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Dry, scaly skin that shows accentuated skin lines. Xerosis is often seen in eczema and atopic dermatitis. Xerosis is often noted on extensor surfacesespecially in the winter. Conditions that dry the skin out include the low humidity of winter, frequent washing, contact with hot water, the use of soa...
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This is the medical term for dry, rough, cracking, scaly skin. Treatment involves rehydrating the skin and sealing it with an emollient.
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Excessive, pathological dryness of the skin or mucous membranes. Also known as xeroderma.
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1) Abnormal dryness 2) Abnormal dryness of the eyes
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