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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
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Aine King has an auto-immune condition called solar urticaria, which causes her to break out in painful blisters when exposed to daylight.
Solar urticaria is diagnosed by challenge to UV and visible light of different wavelengths.
Idiopathic: Polymorphous light eruption, solar urticaria, hydroa vacciniforme, hydroa estivale, lymphogranuloma venereum.
Classification of urticaria Type Subtype Spontaneous urticaria Acute and chronic spontaneous urticaria Physical urticaria Cold urticaria Delayed pressure urticaria Hot urticaria Solar urticaria Dermographism Vibration urticaria Other Aquagenic urticaria Cholinergic urticaria Contact urticaria Exercise induced anaphylaxisurticaria Table 2.