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Erythema  n.  (Med.) A disease of the skin, in which a diffused inflammation forms rose-colored patches of variable size.

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"Erythema" Quotes from Famous Books

... that of new-mown hay, can be detected in the breath and may pervade the patient. The appetite is lost; there may be sickness and vomiting and profuse diarrhoea; and the patient emaciates rapidly. The skin is continuously hot, and has often a peculiar pungent feel. Patches of erythema sometimes appear scattered over the body. The skin may assume a dull sallow or earthy hue, or a bright yellow icteric tint may appear. The conjunctivae also may be yellow. In the latter stages of the disease the pulse becomes ...
— Manual of Surgery - Volume First: General Surgery. Sixth Edition. • Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

... exudation sometimes perceptible from glands situated on either side behind the head; nevertheless experiments have shown, that though acrid, the secretions of the toad are incapable of exciting more than a slight erythema on the most delicate skins. The smell is, however, fetid and offensive, and hence toads are less exposed to the attacks of carnivorous animals and of birds than frogs, in which ...
— Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon • J. Emerson Tennent

Words linked to "Erythema" :   sunburn, erythema solare, erythematous, erythroderma, erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum leprosum, windburn, love bite, erythema nodosum, hickey

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