dermatosis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dermatosis disorder involving lesions or eruptions of the skin (in which there is usually no inflammation)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dermatosis The state or condition of having a bony integument, or osseous exoskeleton, as exemplified by a sturgeon, turtle, or armadillo.
    • n dermatosis In pathology, any disease of the skin.
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Usage

In literature:

The bullae which appear in this dermatosis contain, so long as their contents are clear, chiefly polynuclear eosinophil cells.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
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In news:

Battling seborrheic dermatosis (dandruff) is often a lifelong war.
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