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ecthyma

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noun ec·thy·ma \ek-ˈthī-mə\

Medical Definition of ecthyma

  1. 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. 2:  sore mouth of sheep

ecthymatous

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

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