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Lichenification (definition)

(li-ken"i-fi-ka'shun) (Greek. Leichen - a tree moss)

Lichenification is a chronic thickening of the epidermis with exaggeration of its normal markings, often as a result of (chronic) scratching or rubbing.

Lichenification


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