Definition of acrochordon in English:

acrochordon

noun

Medicine
  • A small, benign, usually pedunculated growth on the skin; specifically = skin tag.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Hall (1529–1568/9), surgeon and author. From classical Latin acrochordōn wart with a thin neck (Celsus) from ancient Greek ἀκροχορδών (Hippocrates) from ἄκρο- + χορδή.

Pronunciation:

acrochordon

/ˌakrə(ʊ)ˈkɔːdn/