Medical Definition of Cutis laxa

1. A group of connective tissue diseases in which skin hangs in loose pendulous folds. It is believed to be associated with decreased elastic tissue formation as well as an abnormality in elastin formation. Cutis laxa is usually a genetic disease, but acquired cases have been reported. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cutis Laxa

cutinising
cutinite
cutinites
cutinitic
cutinization
cutinize
cutinized
cutinizes
cutinizing
cutins
cutireaction
cutireaction test
cutis
cutis anserina
cutis graft
cutis laxa (current term)
cutis marmorata
cutis plate
cutis rhomboidalis nuchae
cutis unctuosa
cutis vera
cutisector
cutises
cutization
cutlas
cutlases

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