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Definition of "urticaria" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "urticaria" in a sentence
  • "In urticaria tuberosa the lesions, instead of being pea - or bean-sized, as in typical urticaria, are large and node-like (also called _giant urticaria_)."
  • "Exceptionally the wheals, or lesions, are peculiar as to formation, or another condition or disease may be associated, hence the varieties known as urticaria papulosa, urticaria hæmorrhagica, urticaria tuberosa, and urticaria bullosa."
  • "Chronic hives, also known as urticaria, are batches of raised, red or white itchy welts"