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An inflammation followed by itchy irritation on the hands, feet, or ears, resulting from exposure to moist cold.
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(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]
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n. Usu., chilblains.
an inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture. Also called pernio.
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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.
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|Noun||1.||chilblain - 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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chilblain[ˈtʃɪlbleɪn] N → sabañón m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
chilblain[ˈtʃɪlbleɪn] n → engelure f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Frostbeule f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
chilblain[ˈtʃɪlˌbleɪn] n → gelone m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. sabañón, eritema debido a frío intenso que gen. se manifiesta en las manos y los pies.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
chilblainn sabañón m; lesión inflamatoria producida por el frío
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