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actinodermatitis

[ak-tin-oh-dur-muh-tahy-tis, ak-tuh-noh-]
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noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the skin caused by sunlight or other radiation.
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Origin of actinodermatitis

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British Dictionary definitions for actinodermatitis

actinodermatitis

noun
  1. dermatitis from exposure to radiation, esp ultraviolet light or X-rays
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actinodermatitis in Medicine

actinodermatitis

(ăk′tə-nō-dûr′mə-tītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of the skin produced by exposure to sunlight.
  2. Adverse reaction of skin to radiation therapy.
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