neurodermatitis

noun
neu·​ro·​der·​ma·​ti·​tis | \ -ˌdər-mə-ˈtīt-əs How to pronounce neurodermatitis (audio) \
plural neurodermatitises or neurodermatitides\ -​ˈtit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce neurodermatitides (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurodermatitis

: chronic eczematous dermatitis arising from repeated rubbing or scratching of a real or imagined irritation of the skin — see lichen simplex chronicus

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“Neurodermatitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurodermatitis. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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