from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Redness of the skin caused by dilatation and congestion of the capillaries, often a sign of inflammation or infection.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Abnormal redness and inflammation of the skin, due to vasodilation.
- n. Skin redness from sunburn or chemical irritation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A disease of the skin, in which a diffused inflammation forms rose-colored patches of variable size.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A superficial redness of some portion of the skin; specifically, in pathology, such a redness, varying in extent and form, which may be attended with more general disorder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
Crocker remarks that they are generally classified as erythema gangrænosurn, and are always to be regarded with grave suspicion of being self-induced.
Crocker remarks that they are generally classified as erythema gangraenosum, and are always to be regarded with grave suspicion of being self-induced.
Technically, this condition is called erythema ab igne.
The fifth illness on the list was something called erythema infectiosum, and the designation "fifth disease" stuck with it.
The exposure necessary to produce some biological effect, such as erythema (skin reddening), at each wavelength in the UV spectral region is given by an action spectrum.
The lesions simulated are usually inflammatory in character, such as erythema, vesicular and bullous eruptions, and ulceration of the skin.
Centers for Disease Control, Lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, objective physical findings (such as erythema migrans, facial palsy, or arthritis), and a history of possible exposure to infected ticks.
According to the [[Centers for Disease Control]], Lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, objective physical findings (such as erythema migrans, facial palsy, or arthritis), and a history of possible exposure to infected ticks.
The hydrogen ion causes coagulation of surface tissue, which eventually appears as a grayish white area surrounded by erythema. 16 Fluoride ions freely penetrate the skin and continue into deeper tissues, causing cellular death and liquifaction necrosis of soft tissue. 22,15 Neutralization of fluoride ions occurs when fluoride complexes with calcium and other divalent cations in the tissues, forming an insoluble salt.
A 57 year old male presented to his private physician with severe pain and erythema of the distal portions of several fingers on both hands.