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Meaning of xeroderma pigmentosum

xeroder'ma pig•men•to'sum

Pronunciation: (pig"mun-tō'sum), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a rare inherited disease characterized by sensitivity to ultraviolet light, exposure resulting in lesions and tumors of the skin and eyes.
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