contact dermatitis

noun

Medical Definition of contact dermatitis

: inflammation of the skin caused by direct contact with an irritant (irritant contact dermatitis) or allergen (allergic contact dermatitis)

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“Contact dermatitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/contact%20dermatitis. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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