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dermatographia

[der-mat-uh-graf-ee-uh, dur-muh-tuh-] /dərˌmæt əˈgræf i ə, ˌdɜr mə tə-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
a condition in which touching or lightly scratching the skin causes raised, reddish marks.
Also, dermatographism
[dur-muh-tog-ruh-fiz-uh m] /ˌdɜr məˈtɒg rəˌfɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
dermographia, dermographism.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < New Latin; see dermato-, -graphy
Related forms
dermatographic, adjective

dermographia

[dur-muh-graf-ee-uh] /ˌdɜr məˈgræf i ə/
noun, Medicine/Medical
Also, dermographism
[der-mog-ruh-fiz-uh m] /dərˈmɒg rəˌfɪz əm/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin
1850-55; < New Latin; see dermo-, -graphy
Related forms
dermographic, adjective
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dermographism in Medicine

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

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

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