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prickly heat

noun

Simple Definition of prickly heat

  • medical : a skin rash that people sometimes get during hot weather

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of prickly heat

  1. :  a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of red pimples with intense itching and tingling caused by inflammation around the sweat ducts


Medical Dictionary

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noun prick·ly heat \ˈprik-lē-\

Medical Definition of prickly heat

  1. :  a noncontagious cutaneous eruption of red pimples with intense itching and tingling caused by inflammation around the sweat ducts—called also heat rash; see miliaria




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