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Meaning of DERMATITIS

Pronunciation:  `durmu'tItis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  inflammation of the skin; skin becomes itchy and may develop blisters
 

DERMATITIS is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: actinic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, atopic eczema, contact dermatitis, cradle cap, diaper dermatitis, diaper rash, eczema, hypericism, neurodermatitis, schistosome dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, seborrheic eczema, swimmer's itch

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Der`ma*ti"tis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. de`rma, -atos, skin
+ -itis.] (Med.)
Inflammation of the skin.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Inflammation of the skin.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dermatitis is a skin disorder involving the epidermis and dermis layers of the skin; can produce a rash, blisters, or sore, cracked skin.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acne, acne vulgaris, anemia, ariboflavinosis, beriberi, cachexia, chlorosis, deficiency anemia, dermamycosis, dermatosis, elephantiasis, epithelioma, erysipelas, erythema, exanthem, goiter, greensickness, heat rash, herpes, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, hives, impetigo, itch, jungle rot, keratomalacia, kwashiorkor, leprosy, lichen, lichen primus, Lombardy leprosy, lupus, lupus vulgaris, maidism, malnutrition, miliaria, night blindness, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, pellagra, pemphigus, pernicious anemia, prickly heat, protein deficiency, pruigo, pruritus, psora, rachitis, rickets, ringworm, scabies, scurvy, shingles, skin cancer, struma, tetter, vitamin deficiency, xerophthalmia
 

 

 

 

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