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prickly heat

noun prick·ly heat \ˈprik-lē-\

Medical Definition of PRICKLY HEAT

:  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
April 27, 2015
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