epidermalization

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epidermalization ep·i·der·mal·i·za·tion (ěp'ĭ-dûr'mə-lĭ-zā'shən)
n.
The transformation of glandular or mucosal epithelium into stratified squamous epithelium. Also called squamous metaplasia.

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