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erythema

noun er·y·the·ma \ˌer-ə-ˈthē-mə\

Definition of ERYTHEMA

:  abnormal redness of the skin due to capillary congestion
er·y·them·a·tous \-ˈthe-mə-təs\ adjective

Origin of ERYTHEMA

New Latin, from Greek erythēma, from erythainein to redden, from erythros
First Known Use: circa 1783

erythema

noun er·y·the·ma \ˌer-ə-ˈthē-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ERYTHEMA

:  abnormal redness of the skin due to capillary congestion (as in inflammation)

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