Definition of dermatosis in English:

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dermatosis

Pronunciation: /ˌdərməˈtōsəs/

noun (plural dermatoses /-sēz/)

A disease of the skin, especially one that does not cause inflammation.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: der·ma·to·sis

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