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cradle cap

noun
1.
an inflammation of the scalp, occurring in infants and characterized by greasy, yellowish scales; seborrheic dermatitis of infants.
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British Dictionary definitions for cradle cap

cradle cap

noun
1.
a form of seborrhoea of the scalp common in young babies Technical name crusta lactea
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cradle cap in Medicine

cradle cap n.
A form of dermatitis that occurs in infants and is characterized by heavy, yellow, crusted lesions on the scalp.

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