dermographia

n. irritated condition in which pressure or scratches on the skin cause the appearance of red marks (Medicine)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dermographia — dermographic, adj. /derr meuh graf ee euh/, n. Med. dermatographia. Also, dermographism /deuhr mog reuh fiz euhm/. [1850 55; < NL; see DERMO , GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • dermographia — der·mo·graph·ia .dər mə graf ē ə n DERMOGRAPHISM …   Medical dictionary

  • dermographia — der·mo·graph·ia …   English syllables

  • dermographia —   n. condition in which slight pressure, as of writing, on skin causes red mark.    ♦ dermographic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • dermographia — …   Useful english dictionary

  • der|mog|ra|phism — «duhr MOG ruh fihz uhm», noun. = dermographia. (Cf. ↑dermographia) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dermatographia — dermatographic, adj. /deuhr mat euh graf ee euh, derr meuh teuh /, n. Med. a condition in which touching or lightly scratching the skin causes raised, reddish marks. Also, dermatographism /derr meuh tog reuh fiz euhm/, dermographia, dermographism …   Universalium

  • dermatographia — /ˌdɜmətoʊˈgræfiə/ (say .dermuhtoh grafeeuh) noun Medicine a condition in which touching or lightly scratching the skin causes raised reddish marks. Also, dermatographism, dermographia /ˌdɜmoʊˈgræfiə/ (say .dermoh grafeeuh), dermographism.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ДЕРМОГРАФИЯ — (англ. dermographia; от греч. derma кожа + grapho пишу; букв.: кожное письмо) процедура исследования реакции изменения локальной окраски кожи в ответ на механическое воздействие (проведение тонких или широких линий), которая выражается в… …   Большая психологическая энциклопедия

  • dermographic — adjective see dermographia …   Useful english dictionary

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