TITLE

leukoplakia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1332
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "leukoplakia" is presented. It refers to the formation of white spots or patches on the mucous membrane of the tongue or cheek. The term originated from the words "leukos" which means white and "plax" which means plate. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234074

 

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