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noun 
  1. An acute or chronic inflammation of the skin, characterized by redness, itching, and the outbreak of oozing vesicular lesions which become encrusted and scaly. It is noncontagious.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: eczeem
  • French: eczéma
  • German: Ekzem
  • Italian: eczema
    1. Italian, eczema
    2. Spanish: eczema
Etymology: From (ekzema), from Ancient Greek prefix -(ek-) "out, from", from (ek) "out of, forth from" + (zema) "that which is boiled, decoction", from (zeo) "to boil, to seethe".


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