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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin

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  • This condition—called acanthosis nigricans—is an early sign of metabolic syndrome, which is associated with high blood pressure plus elevated levels of blood lipids and...
  • "We screen children for a rash on the back of the neck called acanthosis nigricans, a hyper pigmented, raised rash on the back of the neck that occurs in children and...
  • PCOS may also be associated with obesity, infertility, pre - or type 2 diabetes, and a skin condition known as acanthosis nigricans (AN), which causes darkened, velvety...
  • See also specific exercise acanthosis nigricans, 124 for more
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