prickly heat


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prickly heat

n.

prickly heat

n
(Pathology) a nontechnical name for miliaria

prick′ly heat′


n.
a cutaneous eruption accompanied by a prickling and itching sensation, due to an inflammation of the sweat glands.

prickly heat

A fine rash caused by dead skin cells blocking the pores of sweat glands.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prickly heat - obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidityprickly heat - obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity
rash, roseola, skin rash, efflorescence - any red eruption of the skin
Translations

prickly heat

n (Med) → sudamina

prick·ly heat

n. salpullido, sarpullido.

prickly heat

n sudamina (form), miliaria (form), sarpullido or salpullido, erupción f que se manifiesta durante tiempos de calor
References in classic literature ?
With the moon we marched again, feeling dreadfully exhausted, and suffering tortures from thirst and prickly heat.
A little before the light failed, and when the rain was at its worst, I sat in the back veranda and beard the water roar from the eaves, and scratched myself because I was covered with the thing they called prickly heat.
He was getting submissive to her, since she paid him with tolerable gains; but fevers and prickly heat, and other evils incidental to cooks in ardent climates, made him long for his native land; so he took ship once more, carrying his six years' savings, and seeing distinctly, this time, what were Fate's intentions as to his career.
COVER STAR p4 Alex Jones' first taste of fame was as a contestant in Sky One's Prickly Heat in 1996, a beachside gameshow.
PRICKLY HEAT "PRICKLY heat - or polymorphic light eruption - is a UV allergy when skin is exposed to the sun," says Clare O'Connor, Boots UK suncare expert.
ENJOY fresh tomatoes: They contain lycopene, which is thought to suppress free radicals - molecules believed to be responsible for cell damage and ageing in the skin PRICKLY HEAT "PRICKLY heat - or polymorphic light eruption - is a UV allergy when skin is exposed to the sun," says Clare O'Connor, Boots UK suncare expert.
Victor Santamaria, provincial health officer II of PHO-Aklan, said that during summer, many illnesses and conditions are emerging such as: sore eyes, cough and colds, dehydration, skin diseases like sun burn and prickly heat, and stomach ailments.
Various skin aliments like heat rashes, fungal disease, prickly heat and acnes (pimples) have increased 50 per cent in hot weather.
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I have just got back from our annual summer holiday and my biggest achievement, aside from prickly heat rash and doing such a sterling job of draining our savings that I had heart palpitations logging in to my online banking, was reading half a book.