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Definition of "erythematous" [er•y•them•a•tous]

  • Of or pertaining to erythema. (adjective)

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Use "erythematous" in a sentence
  • "Other effects to the skin, such as erythematous or red skin rashes, discoloration, and excessive body hair, have been reported to occur in people following exposure to high concentrations of 2,3,7,8-TCDD."
  • "The Chironex fleckeri of the chirodropid species, also known as the sea wasp or the box jellyfish, is considered the most deadly jellyfish in the world. 3 Stings from its tentacles cause an erythematous whipped appearance on the skin and may result in blackening and necrosis in the area."
  • "Stesart reported lethargy during sedentary periods after five days of exposure to TCE at 500 ppm. 10 In a group of workers exposed to TCE an intolerance to alcohol developed producing an erythematous skin reaction known as the "degreaser's flush.""