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Definition of Leukoplakia

Leukoplakia: A white spot or patch on the mucous membranes in the mouth (for instance, inside the cheeks, on the gums, on the tongue) that may become cancerous.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4150
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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