erythema

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An erythema

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From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἐρύθημα (erúthēma, a redness or flush on the skin), from ..., from ἐρυθρός (eruthrós, red)

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erythema (plural erythemas or erythemata)

  1. Abnormal redness and inflammation of the skin, due to vasodilation.
  2. Skin redness from sunburn or chemical irritation

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