Synonyms for xeroderma-pigmentosum

1. xeroderma pigmentosum (n.)

a rare genetic condition characterized by an eruption of exposed skin occurring in childhood and photosensitivity with severe sunburn; inherited as a recessive autosomal trait in which DNA repair processes are defective so they are more likely to chromosome breaks and cancers when exposed to ultraviolet light


2. xeroderma (n.)

a mild form of ichthyosis characterized by abnormal dryness and roughness of the skin