Definitions for erythemaˌɛr əˈθi mə

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. erythema(noun)

    abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. erythema(Noun)

    Abnormal redness and inflammation of the skin, due to vasodilation.

  2. erythema(Noun)

    Skin redness from sunburn or chemical irritation

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Erythema(noun)

    a disease of the skin, in which a diffused inflammation forms rose-colored patches of variable size

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to redden, fr. 'eryqro`s red.]

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  1. Erythema

    Erythema is redness of the skin, caused by hyperemia of the capillaries in the lower layers of the skin. It occurs with any skin injury, infection, or inflammation. Examples of erythema not associated with pathology include nervous blushes.

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Erythema

    a medical term used loosely to designate a diseased condition of the skin; characterised by a scarlet or dark-red rash or eruption, distinct from erysipelas.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Erythema

    Redness of the skin produced by congestion of the capillaries. This condition may result from a variety of causes.

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