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Synonyms for lichen
ˈlaɪ kənlichen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lichennoun

    any of several eruptive skin diseases characterized by hard thick lesions grouped together and resembling lichens growing on rocks

  2. lichennoun

    any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.

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  1. List of paraphrases for "lichen":

    lichens, rivulare, paw, boréal

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. lichen

    Synonyms:
    See Lichen planus, lichen psoriasis, lichen ruber planus, Wilson's lichen Lichen planus [fitzpatrick et al]

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  1. Jochen Brocks:

    Scientists have been fighting for more than 75 years over what Dickinsonia and other bizarre fossils of the Ediacaran Biota were : giant single-celled amoeba, lichen, failed experiments of evolution or the earliest animals on Earth, the fossil fat now confirms Dickinsonia as the oldest known animal fossil.

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