erythema

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er·y·the·ma

 (ĕr′ə-thē′mə)
n.
Redness of the skin caused by dilatation and congestion of the capillaries, often a sign of inflammation or infection.

[Greek eruthēma, from eruthainein, to redden, be red, from eruthros, red; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

er′y·them′a·tous (-thĕm′ə-təs, -thē′mə-), er′y·the·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk), er′y·the′mic adj.

erythema

(ˌɛrɪˈθiːmə)
n
(Pathology) pathol redness of the skin, usually occurring in patches, caused by irritation or injury to the tissue
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek eruthēma, from eruthros red]
erythematic, erythematous, ˌeryˈthemal adj

er•y•the•ma

(ˌɛr əˈθi mə)

n.
abnormal redness of the skin due to local congestion, as in inflammation.
[1760–70; < New Latin < Greek, =eryth(rós) red + -ēma n. suffix]
er`y•them′a•tous (-ˈθɛm ə təs, -ˈθi mə-) er`y•the′mic, adj.

erythema

an abnormal red condition of the skin, the result of capillary congestion. — erythematous, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.erythema - abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
erythema multiforme - a red rash caused by hypersensitivity to a drug or disease or other allergen
erythema nodosum - skin condition characterized by tender red nodules on the shins and legs
love bite, hickey - a temporary red mark on a person's skin resulting from kissing or sucking by their lover
erythroderma - any skin disorder involving abnormal redness
erythema solare, sunburn - redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun
windburn - redness and irritation of the skin caused by exposure to high-velocity wind
Translations
erytém
eritemaeritema solare
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er·y·the·ma

n. eritema, enrojecimiento de la piel debido a una congestión de los capilares;
___ multiforme___ polimorfo;
___ neunatorum___ del neonato;
___ solare___ solar;
___ infectiosum___ infeccioso;
___ nodosum___ nodular.

erythema

n eritema m; — chronicum migrans eritema crónico migratorio; — infectiosum eritema infeccioso; — marginatum eritema marginado; — multiforme eritema multiforme; — nodosum eritema nodoso or nudoso