- any skin condition characterized by red vesicular areas.
Origin of hydroa
< New Latin < Greek hídrōia (plural) heat spots (literally, sweat eggs), equivalent to hidr(ṓs) sweat + -ōia, plural of ōión egg; -y- of New Latin < hydr- hydr-1
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- A vesicular eruption, especially of the skin.
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