cheilitis

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cheilitis

(kaɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
an inflammation of the lip or lips
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Noun1.cheilitis - inflammation and cracking of the skin of the lips
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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chei·li·tis

, chilitis
n. queilitis, infl. de los labios.

cheilitis

n queilitis f, inflamación f de los labios; angular — queilitis angular, boquera (frec. pl), agrietamiento e inflamación en los ángulos de la boca
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Ultraviolet radiation can damage the skin in a number of ways such as sunburn, actinic keratosis, actinic elastosis, actinic cheilitis, triradiaite scars, senile comedones, purpura, poikiloderma and skin cancer.
1) Cheilitis is classified into various types: angular cheilitis, actinic cheilitis, contact cheilitis, plasma cell cheilitis, cheilitis gland-ularis, cheilitis granulomatosa, exfoliative cheilitis and factitious cheilitis.
Actinic cheilitis is a potentially malignant lesion that affects the lower lip of white patients who were frequently exposed to sun.