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noun der·mog·ra·phism \(ˌ)dər-ˈmäg-rə-ˌfiz-əm\

Medical Definition of DERMOGRAPHISM

:  a condition in which pressure or friction on the skin gives rise to a transient raised usually reddish mark so that a line traced on the skin becomes visible—called also dermatographia, dermatographism
der·mo·graph·ic \ˌdər-mə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective


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