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swimmer's itch


swimmer's itch

noun

Definition of SWIMMER'S ITCH

:  an itching inflammation that is a reaction to the invasion of the skin by schistosomes that are not normally parasites of humans—called also schistosome dermatitis
February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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