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Erythematous

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er·y·the·ma  (r-thm)
n.
Redness of the skin caused by dilatation and congestion of the capillaries, often a sign of inflammation or infection.

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

ery·thema·tous (-thm-ts, -thm-), ery·the·matic (-mtk), ery·themic adj.
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Adj.1.erythematous - relating to or characterized by erythema


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The skin of the external auditory canal was mildly erythematous.
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