Share this entry

Share this page

prickly heat

Saltos de línea: prick¦ly heat

Definición de prickly heat en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
An itchy inflammation of the skin, typically with a rash of small vesicles, common in hot, humid weather. Also called miliaria.
Example sentences
  • The juice of the nettle is good, she says, for a variety of ailments - arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, allergic rashes and prickly heat.
  • Clumps of itchy or prickly tiny red bumps on the skin that appear with hot humid weather in tropical countries is called miliaria or prickly heat in layman's terms.
  • Irritated summer skin is usually caused by clogged sweat ducts, a condition called prickly heat or miliaria, or by exposure to poison ivy, oak or sumac.

Definición de prickly heat en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día prepotent
Pronunciación: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence