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kraurosis

[kraw-roh-sis] /krɔˈroʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
atrophy and shrinkage of the skin, especially of the vulva.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Greek kraûr(os) dry, brittle + -osis
Related forms
kraurotic
[kraw-rot-ik] /krɔˈrɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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