Definition of Pernio

1. Noun. Inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture.

Exact synonyms: Chilblain, Chilblains
Generic synonyms: Blain
Specialized synonyms: Kibe



Definition of Pernio

1. n. A chilblain.

Definition of Pernio

1. Noun. chilblain ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pernio

1. an inflammation on the hands or feet caused by exposure to cold [n -NIONES]

Medical Definition of Pernio

1. A chilblain. Origin: L. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pernio

pernicions
perniciosiform
pernicious
pernicious anaemia
pernicious anaemia type rubriblast
pernicious anemia
pernicious anemias
pernicious anæmia
pernicious malaria
pernicious vomiting
perniciously
perniciousness
pernicity
pernicketiness
pernickety
pernio (current term)
perniones
pernios
pernioses
perniosis
pernoctation
pernoctations
pernods
pernor
pernors
pernot furnace
perns
pernt
pernts
pernyi moth

Literary usage of Pernio

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1. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of students and by Oliver Samuel Ormsby (1921)
"Erythema pernio is an erythematous disorder occurring usually on the hands and feet ... pernio may closely resemble an early stage of lupus erythematosus, ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology: Designed for Students and by William Allen Pusey (1911)
"pernio may be confused with erythematous lupus. Tn erythematous lupus the patches are sharply circumscribed, of a brighter erythematous color, ..."

3. Diseases of the skin: Their Description, Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment by Henry Radcliffe Crocker (1888)
"Cold, of which pernio or " chilblain " is a familiar example. ... pernio; Chilblain. Symptoms.—People with a feeble circulation, and many young people up to ..."

4. The study of medicine by John Mason Good (1825)
"That the pernio or chilblain belongs to the genus ery- Proximate thema is perfectly obvious, not only from its symptoms, cause> but from the character of ..."

5. A Hand-book of Diseases of the Skin, and Their Homœopathic Treatment by John Robert Kippax (1896)
"pernio is an inflammation of the skin, occurring as a secondary effect of cold ... Occasionally pernio attacks the nose and ears, and may appear on any part ..."

6. A Hand-book of diseases of the skin and their homoeopathic treatment by John Robert Kippax (1893)
"pernio is an inflammation of the skin, occurring as a secondary effect of cold ... Occasionally pernio attacks the nose and ears, and may appear on any part ..."

7. A Dictionary of Biography: Comprising the Most Eminent Characters of All by Richard Alfred Davenport (1832)
"... by appointing him to the office of attorney general ; and Noy was thenceforth an inveterate спешу of liberty. Among other pernio ..."

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