eczema

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See also: eczéma and eczemă

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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. A non-contagious acute or chronic inflammation of the skin, characterized by redness, itching, and the outbreak of oozing vesicular lesions which become encrusted and scaly.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἔκζεμα (ékzema).

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eczema m (plural eczemi)

  1. eczema

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Latin[edit]

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eczema n (genitive eczematis); third declension

  1. eczema

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἔκζεμα (ékzema).

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eczema m (plural eczemas)

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

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eczema m (plural eczemas)

  1. Alternative spelling of eccema