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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins.

Usage examples (34)
  • Chronic hives, also known as urticaria, are batches of raised, red or white itchy welts
  • The dermal manifestations, such as urticaria and eruptions resembling the exanthem of scarlatina, are too well known to need mention here.
  • Cold urticaria lasts from months to several years.
  • Hives lasting less than six weeks are called "acute urticaria." for more
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