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Definition of "cheilitis" []

  • Inflammation of the lips (noun)

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Use "cheilitis" in a sentence
  • "Gingko can induce decreased platelet activity, bleeding, cross-allergenicity with poison ivy; can cause cheilitis and gastrointestinal irritation."
  • "The one found on the lips, called actinic cheilitis, could evolve into a type of squamous cell skin cancer that can spread rapidly to other parts of the body."
  • "Related to actinic keratosis, actinic cheilitis is a precancerous condition that usually appears on the lower lips."
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