cradle cap

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cradle cap

n.
A form of dermatitis that occurs in infants and is characterized by heavy yellow crusted lesions on the scalp.
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cradle cap

n
(Pathology) a form of seborrhoea of the scalp common in young babies. Technical name: crusta lactea
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cra′dle cap`


n.
an inflammation of the scalp, occurring in infants and characterized by greasy, yellowish scales.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.cradle cap - a dermatitis of the scalp that is common in infants
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cradle cap

n costra láctea (form), inflamación escamosa del cuero cabelludo en lactantes
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Infantile seborrhoeic eczema -- A common condition affecting babies under one, the cause of this is unknown.

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