pernio

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pernio

(ˈpɜːnɪəʊ)
n, pl perniones
(Pathology) a technical term for chilblain
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chil•blain

(ˈtʃɪl bleɪn)

n. Usu., chilblains.
an inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture. Also called pernio.
[1540–50; chill + blain]
chil′blained, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pernio - inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture
blain - an inflammatory swelling or sore
kibe - ulcerated chilblain on the heel
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