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  • adj. Of or pertaining to erythema.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to, or causing, erythema.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See erythematic.

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  • adj. relating to or characterized by erythema


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  • Other effects to the skin, such as erythematous or red skin rashes, discoloration, and excessive body hair, have been reported to occur in people following exposure to high concentrations of 2,3,7,8-TCDD.

    Public Health Statement for Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins (CDDs)

  • The Chironex fleckeri of the chirodropid species, also known as the sea wasp or the box jellyfish, is considered the most deadly jellyfish in the world. 3 Stings from its tentacles cause an erythematous whipped appearance on the skin and may result in blackening and necrosis in the area.

    Fish poisonings and envenomations

  • Stesart reported lethargy during sedentary periods after five days of exposure to TCE at 500 ppm. 10 In a group of workers exposed to TCE an intolerance to alcohol developed producing an erythematous skin reaction known as the "degreaser's flush."

    poison prevention for Delaware, Lehigh Valley, S.E. Pennsylvania

  • During a lecture on systemic lupus erythematous last week, all I could think was, "it's never lupus!"

    Priya Malhotra: The Facts and Fiction of On-Screen Medicine

  • Her throat is slightly erythematous—probably a minor virus.


  • Lots of fancy sounding medical terms that are really just synonyms for regular every day words. erythematous = red edematous = swollen

    microscopic is tinier than miniscule

  • Procedure Note: Patient removed right sock to display prominent 1.5cm diameter pustule overlying an erythematous region of approximately 10cm in diameter posterior and inferior to the medial malleolus.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Preceded by severe neuralgic pain, the eruption is vesicular on an erythematous base and is almost invariably unilateral, occupying the dermatome of a peripheral nerve.

    Chapter 9

  • This morning a Medical Board sat and pronounced all the cases to be merely erythematous rashes following vaccination four days ago, and consequently the quarantine instituted last night has been relaxed, but only in a modified form, so as to let the guilty party down gently.

    The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"

  • There are various dermal affections which sometimes follow the exhibition of mercury and assume an erythematous type.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine


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