IPA: zˈɛrʌdˈɝmʌ


  • (pathology) Any of various skin diseases characterised by dry hard scaly skin, especially ichthyosis.

Examples of "xeroderma" in Sentences

  • Xeroderma is a very common condition.
  • There is a rare disease called xeroderma pigmentosum XP.
  • This gene is implicated in the xeroderma pigmentosum disorder.
  • All of them have the rare disease known as XP -- xeroderma pigmentosum.
  • Mutations in this gene result in XPV, a variant type of xeroderma pigmentosum.
  • I'd never heard of xeroderma pigmentosum until Bronx Banter alerted me to Rick Reilly's latest ESPN column.
  • People with a rare inherited disorder called xeroderma pigmentosum have extreme sensitivity to the sun and must avoid exposure at all times. a chronic form of sun sensitivity, most often seen in elderly men , that shows up as itchy red, inflamed bumps and scaly patches on sun-exposed skin, Dr. Sarnoff and co-authors wrote in The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal in 2008.

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