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(loo″kō-plā′kē-ă )

[leuko- + Gr. plax, plate + -ia]
Formation of white spots or patches on the mucous membrane of the tongue or cheek. The spots are smooth, irregular in size and shape, hard, and occasionally fissured. The lesions may become malignant.
SYN: SEE: leukokoria; SEE: leukoplasia; SEE: smoker's tongue


LEUKOPLAKIA

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Leukoplakia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746890/all/leukoplakia.
Leukoplakia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746890/all/leukoplakia. Accessed May 20, 2019.
Leukoplakia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746890/all/leukoplakia
Leukoplakia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746890/all/leukoplakia.
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