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rosacea

noun ro·sa·cea \rō-ˈzā-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of ROSACEA

:  a chronic inflammatory disorder involving especially the skin of the nose, forehead, and cheeks that is characterized by congestion, flushing, telangiectasia, and marked nodular swelling of tissues especially of the nose —called also acne rosacea
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Origin of ROSACEA

short for New Latin acne rosacea rose-colored acne
First Known Use: 1876

Rhymes with ROSACEA

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rosacea

noun ro·sa·cea \rō-ˈzā-sh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of ROSACEA

:  a chronic inflammatory disorder involving especially the skin of the nose, forehead, and cheeks that is characterized by congestion, flushing, telangiectasia, and marked nodular swelling of tissues especially of the nose—called also acne rosacea

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