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[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
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_buccalis.
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_buccalis. Accessed September 21, 2019.
Leukoplakia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746890/all/leukoplakia_buccalis
Leukoplakia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746890/all/leukoplakia_buccalis.
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