Definition of pemphigoid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpem(p)fəˌɡoid/


A skin disease resembling pemphigus, chiefly affecting elderly people.
Example sentences
  • He has made important contributions in autoantibody-mediated disease in pemphigus and pemphigoid.
  • Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune disease that typically occurs in older patients.
  • Bullous pemphigoid is a blistering disease that is not pruritic.
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