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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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