eczema

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἔκζεμα (ékzema), from ἐκ (ek, out of, forth from) + ζέμα (zéma, that which is boiled, decoction), from ζέω (zéō, to boil, to seethe).

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eczema (countable and uncountable, plural eczemata or eczemas)

  1. An acute or chronic inflammation of the skin, characterized by redness, itching, and the outbreak of oozing vesicular lesions which become encrusted and scaly. It is noncontagious.

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Italian[edit]

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eczema m (plural eczemi)

  1. eczema

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eczema n (genitive eczematis); third declension

  1. eczema

Portuguese[edit]

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eczema m (plural eczemas)

  1. eczema (acute or chronic inflammation of the skin)

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eczema m (plural eczemas)

  1. Alternative spelling of eccema