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contact dermatitis

noun, Pathology
inflammation of the skin caused by an allergic reaction to contact with an animal, vegetable, or chemical substance. Unabridged
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contact-dermatitis in Medicine

contact dermatitis n.
An acute or chronic skin inflammation resulting from contact with an irritating substance or allergen.

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