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Pronunciation:  `durmu'tItis

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.
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