What is the dictionary definition of allergy

eczematous (ɛkˈsɛmətəs), adjective


OTHER WORDS FROM eczema

ec·zem·a·tous[ig-zem-uh-tuh s, -zee-muh-]/ɪgˈzɛm ə təs, -ˈzi mə-/, adjective

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What is the dictionary definition of allergy

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Origin of eczema

1745–55; < New Latin < Greekékzema, equivalent to ek-ec- + ze- (stem of zeîn to boil, ferment) + -ma noun suffix


Word Origin for eczema

C18: from New Latin, from Greek ekzema, from ek- out + zein to boil; see yeast

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eczema

[ ek-suh-muh, eg-zuh-, ig-zee- ]

/ ˈɛk sə mə, ˈɛg zə-, ɪgˈzi- /

SEE SYNONYMS FOR eczema ON THESAURUS.COM


nounPathology.

an inflammatory condition of the skin attended with itching and the exudation of serous matter.


Words nearby eczema

ecumenicism, ecumenicist, ecumenicity, ecumenics, ecumenism, eczema, eczema herpeticum, eczema marginatum, eczema nummulare, eczema vaccinatum, eczematoid


British Dictionary definitions for eczema

eczema


noun

pathola skin inflammation with lesions that scale, crust, or ooze a serous fluid, often accompanied by intense itching or burning


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