eruption

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eruption through the gums of baby teeth dentition , odontiasis , teething
chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40; characterized by an eruption of red lesions over the cheeks and bridge of the nose discoid lupus erythematosus , DLE
eczema characterized by a feverish condition and widespread eruption of vesicles; most common in children eczema herpeticum
any red eruption of the skin efflorescence , rash , roseola , skin rash
eruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease enanthem , enanthema
eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease exanthem , exanthema , skin eruption
sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference flare , solar flare
violence, eruption into flashpoint
Roman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79) Gaius Plinius Secundus , Pliny , Pliny the Elder
itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs hives , nettle rash , urticaria , urtication
small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra; its violent eruption in 1883 was the greatest in recorded history Krakatao , Krakatau , Krakatoa
eruption of shiny flat-topped purplish (usually itchy) papules on the wrist and forearms and thighs lichen planus , lichen ruber planus
volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast; a Plinian eruption in 79 AD buried Pompeii and killed Pliny the Elder; last erupted in 1944 Mount Vesuvius , Mt. Vesuvius , Vesuvius
volcanic eruption in which a stream of gas and ash is violently ejected to a height of several miles Plinian eruption
ancient city southeast of Naples that was buried by a volcanic eruption from Vesuvius Pompeii
eruption of red patches on the skin rash
highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars smallpox , variola , variola major
cataclysm resulting from a destructive sea wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption tsunami
unusually large sea wave of a seaquake or underwater volcanic eruption tsunami
rare genetic condition characterized by an eruption of exposed skin occurring in childhood and photosensitivity with severe sunburn; inherited as a recessive autosomal trait in which DNA repair processes are defective so they are more likely to chromosome xeroderma pigmentosum
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