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Synonyms of xeroderma pigmentosum

Noun


1. xeroderma pigmentosum, xeroderma, xerodermia

usage: a rare genetic condition characterized by an eruption of exposed skin occurring in childhood and photosensitivity with severe sunburn; inherited as a recessive autosomal trait in which DNA repair processes are defective so they are more likely to chromosome breaks and cancers when exposed to ultraviolet light

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