1. Resembling lichen. 2. Accentuation of normal skin markings observed in cases of chronic eczema. 3. Microscopically resembling lichen planus.

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li·chen·oid 'lī-kə-.nȯid adj resembling lichen <a \lichenoid eruption> <\lichenoid dermatitis>

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describing any skin disease that resembles lichen planus.

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li·chen·oid (liґkən-oid) resembling the skin lesions known as lichen.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • lichenoid — LICHENOÍD, Ă adj. cu aspect de licheni. (< fr. lichénoïde) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • lichenoid — ˌnȯid adjective : resembling lichen lichenoid dermatitis …   Useful english dictionary

  • lichenoid — li|che|no|id 〈Adj.; Bot.〉 flechtenartig * * * li|che|no|id <Adj.> [zu lat. lichen (↑Lichen) u. griech. oeide̅s = ähnlich] (Med., Biol.): flechtenartig, flechtenähnlich …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lichenoid — li|che|no|id 〈Adj.; Med.〉 flechtenartig …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • lichenoid — li|cheno|i̱d [↑Lichen u. ↑], in fachsprachl. Fügungen: li|cheno|i̱des: flechtenartig, flechtenähnlich (bezogen auf Hauteffloreszenzen) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • lichenoid — li|che|no|id <aus gleichbed. gr. leichēno̅dēs> flechtenartig, flechtenähnlich (Med., Biol.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • lichenoid — adj. resembling a lichen (plant organism); resembling the scaly patches of skin called lichen (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lichenoid — li·chen·oid …   English syllables

  • lichenoid — adj. describing any skin disease that resembles lichen planus …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lichenoid — /ˈlaɪkənɔɪd/ (say luykuhnoyd) adjective lichen like …   Australian English dictionary

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