Definition of Dermatosis

1. Noun. Disorder involving lesions or eruptions of the skin (in which there is usually no inflammation).

Generic synonyms: Disease Of The Skin, Skin Disease, Skin Disorder
Specialized synonyms: Pityriasis



Definition of Dermatosis

1. Noun. (medicine) generic term for disease of the skin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dermatosis

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Medical Definition of Dermatosis

1. Any skin disease, especially one not characterised by inflammation. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dermatosis

dermatophytic onychomycosis
dermatophytid
dermatophytids
dermatophytosis
dermatoplastic
dermatoplasties
dermatoplasty
dermatopolyneuritis
dermatorrhagia
dermatorrhagia parasitica
dermatorrhexis
dermatorrhoea
dermatosclerosis
dermatoscopy
dermatoses
dermatosis (current term)
dermatosis medicamentosa
dermatosis papulosa nigra
dermatosparaxis
dermatotherapy
dermatothlasia
dermatotropic
dermatoxenoplasty
dermatozoiasis
dermatozoon
dermatozoonosis
dermatrophia
dermenchysis
dermestes
dermestid

Literary usage of Dermatosis

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1. Diseases of the Skin and the Eruptive Fevers by Jay Frank Schamberg (1915)
"PROGRESSIVE PIGMENTARY dermatosis In 1901 the author published a description of an affection beginning as pin-head, reddish puncta or dots forming irregular ..."

2. Pellagra: History, Distribution, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Etiology by Stewart Ralph Roberts (1912)
"dermatosis.—The dermatitis, as a rule, needs no special treatment. The patient, during the attack with the dermatitis in full bloom, should not be exposed ..."

3. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1892)
"Some, having found it to occur coinci- dentally with another clearly marked dermatosis, especially with eczema, have considered it to be in every case ..."

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