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[Gr. leichēn, lichen]
1. Any form of papular skin disease, esp. lichen planus. 2. In botany, any of numerous plants consisting of a fungus growing symbiotically with algae. They form characteristic scaly or branching growths on rocks or barks of trees.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Lichen." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764028/all/lichen.
Lichen. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764028/all/lichen. Accessed November 22, 2019.
Lichen. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764028/all/lichen
Lichen [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764028/all/lichen.
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