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Related to pernio: lupus pernio
n, pl perniones
(Pathology) a technical term for chilblain
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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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|Noun||1.||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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