from The Century Dictionary.
- Characterized by dryness; of the nature of or pertaining to xerotes or xerosis.
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- adjective medicine
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A: Winter itch is a common term for seriously dry skin, also called xerotic eczema.
Examination revealed an irregular, patch of hair loss with xerotic skin.
There are various types of eczema including atopic eczema, contact dermatitis, xerotic eczema and seborrhoeic eczema among several others.