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- n. Chafing or dermatitis occurring between two folds of skin
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A rubbing or chafing of the skin; especially, an abrasion or excoriation of the skin between folds, as in fat or neglected children.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A slight inflammation of the skin, occurring in creases or folds where one part of skin rubs on another.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. chafing between two skin surfaces that are in contact (as in the armpit or under the breasts or between the thighs)
It exposed a stripe of her zebra hide, which is the cute nickname we have for the brown and pink intertrigo fungus that lines her torso.
Babies are frequently subject to rashes, intertrigo, excoriations, eczema, and other skin affections.
The lesions are more or less numerous, usually become confluent, especially about the folds of the neck, about the genitalia and buttocks; in these regions resembling somewhat erythema intertrigo.
Erythema intertrigo is a hyperæmic disorder occurring on parts where the natural folds of the skin come in contact, and is characterized by redness, to which may be added an abraded surface and maceration of the epidermis.
(_Synonym: _ Chafing.) #What do you understand by erythema intertrigo?
#What treatment would you advise in erythema intertrigo?
The accumulation of sweat and dust between the folds of the skin and on the surface of the harness, and the specially acrid character of the sweat in certain horses, contribute to chafing or "intertrigo."