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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation).

Usage examples (33)
  • Technically, this condition is called erythema ab igne.
  • The fifth illness on the list was something called erythema infectiosum, and the designation "fifth disease" stuck with it.
  • The lesions simulated are usually inflammatory in character, such as erythema, vesicular and bullous eruptions, and ulceration of the skin.
  • A reference action spectrum for ultraviolet induced erythema in human skin. for more
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