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dermatitis

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noun der·ma·ti·tis \ˌdər-mə-ˈtī-təs\

Simple Definition of dermatitis

  • medical : a disease in which the skin becomes red, swollen, and sore

Full Definition of dermatitis

plural der·ma·tit·i·des play \-ˈti-tə-ˌdēz\ or der·ma·ti·tis·es

  1. :  inflammation of the skin

1876

First Known Use of dermatitis

1876


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dermatitis

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noun der·ma·ti·tis \ˌdər-mə-ˈtīt-əs\

Medical Definition of dermatitis

plural der·ma·ti·tis·es or der·ma·tit·i·des \-ˈtit-ə-ˌdēz\play

  1. :  inflammation of the skin—called also dermitis

  2. der·ma·tit·ic \-ˈtit-ik\play adjective




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