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dermatitis

noun der·ma·ti·tis \ˌdər-mə-ˈtī-təs\

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

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

Full Definition of DERMATITIS

:  inflammation of the skin

First Known Use of DERMATITIS

1876
Medical Dictionary

dermatitis

noun der·ma·ti·tis \ˌdər-mə-ˈtīt-əs\
plural der·ma·ti·tis·es or der·ma·tit·i·des \-ˈtit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of DERMATITIS

:  inflammation of the skin—called also dermitis
der·ma·tit·ic \-ˈtit-ik\ adjective

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