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ur·ti·car·i·a

 (ûr′tĭ-kâr′ē-ə)
n.
See hives.

[New Latin urticāria, from Latin urtica, nettle.]

ur′ti·car′i·al adj.

urticaria

(ˌɜːtɪˈkɛərɪə)
n
(Pathology) a skin condition characterized by the formation of itchy red or whitish raised patches, usually caused by an allergy. Nontechnical names: hives or nettle rash
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin urtīca nettle]
ˌurtiˈcarial, ˌurtiˈcarious adj

hives

(haɪvz)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a transient eruption of large, itchy wheals on the skin usu. caused by an allergic reaction; urticaria.
[1490–1500; orig. Scots; of obscure orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urticaria - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red marginsurticaria - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
rash, roseola, skin rash, efflorescence - any red eruption of the skin
hypersensitivity reaction - an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock
Translations

urticaria

[ˌɜːtɪˈkɛərɪə] Nurticaria f

ur·ti·car·i·a

n. urticaria, erupción cutánea gen. alérgica que se manifiesta con ronchas rosáceas, se acompaña de picazón intensa y puede producirse por un factor interno o externo;
___ pigment___ pigmentosa.

urticaria

n urticaria
References in periodicals archive ?
Physical urticaria is classified as late pressure urticaria, cold urticaria, heat contact urticaria, urticaria factitia and vibratory urticaria.
For delayed pressure urticaria do pressure test, for heat urticaria, perform heat provocation and threshold test.
Patients with dermographism and delayed pressure urticaria were more sensitive to omalizumab (13 out of 15 patients showed a complete response) than patients with cold and cholinergic urticaria (3/6 and 6/8 respectively showed a complete response).