intertrigo

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intertrigo (ˌɪntəˈtraɪɡəʊ)
 
n
chafing between two moist closely opposed skin surfaces, as under the breasts or at the armpit
 
[C18: from inter- + -trigo, from Latin terere to rub]

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intertrigo in·ter·tri·go (ĭn'tər-trī'gō')
n.
Dermatitis occurring between folds or juxtaposed surfaces of the skin and caused by sweat retention, moisture, warmth, and the overgrowth of resident microorganisms.

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