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- n. dyshidrosis
- n. impure zinc oxide
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Impure zinc oxide.
- n. A skin disease in which there is an eruption of bullæ, without inflammation or fever.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The white oxid which sublimes during the combustion of zinc: formerly called flowers of zinc. It rises and adheres to the dome of the furnace and the covers of the crucibles.
- n. In medicine, an eruption of deep-seated vesicles suggesting sago-grains, occurring principally on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet. Also called chiropompholyx and dysidrosis.
- n. [capitalized] [NL.] In zoology, a generic name variously used
Latin, from Ancient Greek a bubble, the slag on the surface of smelted ore. (Wiktionary)
#What is the character of the subjective symptoms in pompholyx?
(_Synonyms: _ Dysidrosis; Cheiro-pompholyx.) #What is pompholyx?
The acute form is subdivided according to the degree of inflammation, as _pemphigus pompholyx_ in which it is severe, and