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ecthyma

noun ec·thy·ma \ ek-ˈthī-mə \

medical Definition of ecthyma

1 : a cutaneous eruption marked by large flat pustules that have a hardened base surrounded by inflammation, heal with pigmented scar formation, and occur especially on the lower legs
2 : sore mouth of sheep

ecthymatous

play \ek-ˈthim-ət-əs, -ˈthīm-\ adjective

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