Definition of dermatosis in English:


Line breaks: derma|tosis
Pronunciation: /ˌdəːməˈtəʊsɪs

noun (plural dermatoses /-siːz/)

[mass noun]
  • A disease of the skin, especially one that does not cause inflammation.
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    • Ashy dermatosis, also known as erythema dyschromicum perstans, is a rare idiopathic dermatosis characterized by ash-gray skin lesions.
    • Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory facial dermatosis of unknown aetiology characterised by erythema and pustules.
    • Zinc-responsive dermatosis is an uncommon disease of dogs resulting from either an absolute or relative deficiency in zinc.

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