chilblain(redirected from Chillblains)
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An inflammation followed by itchy irritation on the hands, feet, or ears, resulting from exposure to moist cold.
(Pathology) pathol (usually plural) an inflammation of the fingers, toes, or ears, caused by prolonged exposure to moisture and cold. Technical name: pernio
[C16: from chill (n) + blain]
n. Usu., chilblains.
an inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture. Also called pernio.
Sores that sometimes occur on hands, feet, and ears because of their prolonged exposure to cold (not so cold as to cause frostbite). Better-heated houses have minimized the incidence of chilblain.
chilblain[ˈtʃɪlbleɪn] N → sabañón m
chilblain[ˈtʃɪlbleɪn] n → engelure f
n → Frostbeule f
chilblain[ˈtʃɪlˌbleɪn] n → gelone m
n. sabañón, eritema debido a frío intenso que gen. se manifiesta en las manos y los pies.