ecthyma

noun
ec·​thy·​ma | \ ek-ˈthī-mə How to pronounce ecthyma (audio) \

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

Other Words from ecthyma

ecthymatous \ ek-​ˈthim-​ət-​əs How to pronounce ecthyma (audio) , -​ˈthīm-​ How to pronounce ecthyma (audio) \ adjective

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“Ecthyma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ecthyma. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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