Sudamina

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Sudamina (Med) Minute vesicles surrounded by an area of reddened skin, produced by excessive sweating.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sudamina In pathology, vesicles resembling millet-seeds in form and magnitude, appearing on the skin in various fevers. In sudamina alba the epithelium is macerated and the vesicular contents milky; in sudamina crystallina the vesicles are clear; and in sudamina rubra they have a reddish base.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Sudamina sū-dam′i-na also called Military eruption, one of the vesicular diseases of the skin almost always occurring in association with febrile disorders, particularly acute rheumatism
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. sudamen, -inis, fr. sudare, to sweat. See Sweat
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. sudāre, to sweat.

Usage

In literature:

Sudamina on the back.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
Sudamina, so called from their resemblance to sweat-drops, also occur not infrequently in this disease.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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