urticaria

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See also: urticária and urticària

English[edit]

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male person displaying cholinergic urticaria on the volar aspect of the forearm

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin urtīcāria, from Latin urtīca (nettle) +‎ -āria.

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Noun[edit]

urticaria (countable and uncountable, plural urticarias)

  1. (medicine) Itchy, swollen, red areas of the skin which can appear quickly in response to an allergen or other conditions.
    • 1926, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Land of Mist[1]:
      "And the cramps when my body - like a badly articulated skeleton - would all get twisted into one rigid tangle! But now, except some dyspepsia and urticaria of the palms, I am free from pain."

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

urtīca +‎ -āria

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Noun[edit]

urtīcāria f (genitive urtīcāriae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) urticaria

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative urtīcāria urtīcāriae
Genitive urtīcāriae urtīcāriārum
Dative urtīcāriae urtīcāriīs
Accusative urtīcāriam urtīcāriās
Ablative urtīcāriā urtīcāriīs
Vocative urtīcāria urtīcāriae

Descendants[edit]

  • English: urticaria
  • French: urticaire

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin urtīcāria, from Latin urtīca (nettle) +‎ -āria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /uɾtiˈkaɾja/, [uɾ.t̪iˈka.ɾja]

Noun[edit]

urticaria f (plural urticarias)

  1. urticaria