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1. dermatitis

noun. inflammation of the skin; skin becomes itchy and may develop blisters.

Synonyms

  • cradle cap
  • atopic eczema
  • atopic dermatitis
  • eczema
  • hypericism
  • contact dermatitis
  • seborrheic dermatitis
  • neurodermatitis
  • schistosome dermatitis
  • diaper rash
  • actinic dermatitis
  • seborrheic eczema
  • swimmer's itch

Etymology

  • δερματίτις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • δέρμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word dermatitis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Perioral dermatitis is a condition which causes a rash to break out on the face, usually around the mouth and nose.

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