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Meaning of ERYTHEMA

Pronunciation:  `eru'theemu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
 

ERYTHEMA is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum, erythema solare, erythroderma, hickey, love bite, sunburn, windburn

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Er`y*the"ma\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to redden, fr.
'eryqro`s red.] (Med.)
A disease of the skin, in which a diffused inflammation forms
rose-colored patches of variable size.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: General term for redness of the skin due to capillary congestion; can be caused by anything from blushing to contact with a skin irritant to radiation damage.
 

 

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