dermographism

dermatographia

[der-mat-uh-graf-ee-uh, dur-muh-tuh-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
a condition in which touching or lightly scratching the skin causes raised, reddish marks.
Also, dermatographism [dur-muh-tog-ruh-fiz-uhm] , dermographia, dermographism.


Origin:
1850–55; < Neo-Latin; see dermato-, -graphy

dermatographic, adjective
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dermographia

[dur-muh-graf-ee-uh]
noun Medicine/Medical.
Also, dermographism [der-mog-ruh-fiz-uhm] .


Origin:
1850–55; < Neo-Latin; see dermo-, -graphy

dermographic, adjective
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dermographia der·mo·graph·i·a (dûr'mə-grāf'ē-ə)
n.
See dermatographism.

dermographism der·mog·ra·phism (dər-mŏg'rə-fĭz'əm)
n.
See dermatographism.

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