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[dur-muh-toh-sis] /ˌdɜr məˈtoʊ sɪs/
noun, plural dermatoses
[dur-muh-toh-seez] /ˌdɜr məˈtoʊ siz/ (Show IPA).
any disease of the skin.
Origin of dermatosis
From New Latin, dating back to 1865-70; See origin at dermat-, -osis Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The bullæ which appear in this dermatosis contain, so long as their contents are clear, chiefly polynuclear eosinophil cells.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich
British Dictionary definitions for dermatosis


noun (pl) -toses (-ˈtəʊsiːz)
any skin disease
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dermatosis in Medicine

dermatosis der·ma·to·sis (dûr'mə-tō'sĭs)
n. pl. der·ma·to·ses (-sēz)
A skin disease, especially one that is not accompanied by inflammation.

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