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ur·ti·car·i·a

 (ûr′tĭ-kâr′ē-ə)
n.
See hives.

[New Latin urticāria, from Latin urtica, nettle.]

ur′ti·car′i·al adj.
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urticaria

(ˌɜːtɪˈkɛərɪə)
n
(Pathology) a skin condition characterized by the formation of itchy red or whitish raised patches, usually caused by an allergy. Nontechnical names: hives or nettle rash
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin urtīca nettle]
ˌurtiˈcarial, ˌurtiˈcarious adj
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hives

(haɪvz)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a transient eruption of large, itchy wheals on the skin usu. caused by an allergic reaction; urticaria.
[1490–1500; orig. Scots; of obscure orig.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urticaria - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red marginsurticaria - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
rash, roseola, skin rash, efflorescence - any red eruption of the skin
hypersensitivity reaction - an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock
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Translations

urticaria

[ˌɜːtɪˈkɛərɪə] Nurticaria f
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ur·ti·car·i·a

n. urticaria, erupción cutánea gen. alérgica que se manifiesta con ronchas rosáceas, se acompaña de picazón intensa y puede producirse por un factor interno o externo;
___ pigment___ pigmentosa.
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urticaria

n urticaria
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References in periodicals archive ?
A new global guideline on chronic urticaria (UC) has recommended Novartis' (VTX: NOVN) Xolair (omalizumab) as an add-on therapy for the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) for patients who are not responding to antihistamines, the company disclosed on Tuesday.
M2 PHARMA-March 6, 2018-New global chronic urticaria guideline recommends Novartis' Xolair
The little girl suffers from what doctors diagnosed as aquagenic urticaria or a reaction to water that causes her to break out in hives that are described as "blistery rashes" on a (https://www.gofundme.com/ivylynn) GoFundMe set up for her by her mother.
Chronic urticaria is a common skin disorder characterized by recurrent hives lasting more than six weeks or hives that recur over several months or years [1, 2].
Urticaria is a common cutaneous disease, where the chronic form affects around 1% of general population and has an important impact in the quality of life.
Urticaria is a skin disease characterized by the development of wheals, angioedema, or both.
I was surprised to hear of a woman who was labelled infectious and avoided by everyone because each day her face, lips and eyes swelled up due to a condition that turned out to be chronic idiopathic urticaria, which isn't at all contagious.
For instance, there's a type that exercise can bring on, called cholinergic urticaria. I traced a hairdresser's hives to contact with water, and she had to change her job.
Ben-Shoshan's research project entitled, 'Investigating Treatment of Children with Chronic Hives' will assess sociodemographic and clinical factors, as well as biomarkers, associated with treatment outcomes with antihistamines and omalizumab in children with chronic urticaria.
AN ESTIMATED HALF A MILLION adults are living with chronic urticaria in the United States, according to an analysis of a database of over 55 million individuals.
Allakos announced positive Phase 2 results for AK002 in patients with Xolair refractory chronic spontaneous urticaria, or CSU.