Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to or afflicted with eczema

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to eczema; having the characteristic of eczema.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or produced by eczema: as, eczematous eruptious.
  • Afflicted with eczema.

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Examples

  • I dismissed Maisri, and welcomed the next visitor to my impromptu clinic, a woman with two little girls, covered with an eczematous rash that I at first thought evidence of more nutritional deficiency, but which fortunately proved to be only poison ivy.

    Drums of Autumn

  • When an external remedy is applied to any eczematous surface it is necessary to apply it on a cloth.

    The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.) A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies

  • No. 2 is then patted on with sterile cotton and often repeated to keep the eczematous skin area moist.

    The Mother and Her Child

  • When it has formed a complete crust or cake, it may quickly become eczematous and require a physician's advice; however, in the beginning, at the first sight of brown patches or roughness, oil the scalp thoroughly at night with vaseline or cold cream, which should be gently rubbed off in the morning.

    The Mother and Her Child

  • Page 435, "ecezmatous" changed to "eczematous" (to keep the eczematous skin area moist) [Illustration]

    The Mother and Her Child

  • The tincture when made (H.) from the rind of the green fruit and the fresh leaves, with spirit of wine, and given in material doses, will determine in a sound person a burning itching eruption of the skin, of an eczematous character, lasting a long time, and leaving the parts which have been affected afterwards blue and swollen.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • Cattle may suffer from eczematous inflammations in the region of the forehead, back of neck and base of tail.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • The four-story facade was of brick whose pristine coat of fair white paint had aged to a dry and flaking crust, lending the house an appearance distinctly eczematous.

    The Day of Days An Extravaganza

  • German states in which it was admitted that numerous eczematous diseases, even those of an epidemic nature, were directly attributable to vaccination and that the origin and cure of smallpox were still unsolved problems.

    Nature Cure

  • Vaccination of healthy children and adults is often followed by a multitude of symptoms which cannot be distinguished from syphilis, viz., characteristic ulcers and eczematous eruptions, swellings of the axillary and other lymphatic glands, atrophy of the mammary glands in the breasts of women and of girls above the age of puberty, etc.

    Nature Cure

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