Definition of intertrigo in English:

intertrigo

Line breaks: inter|trigo
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəˈtrʌɪɡəʊ
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation caused by the rubbing of one area of skin on another.
More example sentences
  • The differential diagnosis of erythrasma includes psoriasis, dermatophytosis, candidiasis, and intertrigo.
  • Inflammation of perineal skin folds is called intertrigo.
  • Pigmentation is enhanced after healing of superficial inflammation like intertrigo.

Origin

early 18th century: from Latin, 'a sore place caused by rubbing', from interterere 'rub against each other'.

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