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pompholyx

pompholyx in Medicine

pompholyx pom·pho·lyx (pŏm'fə-lĭks')
n.
See dyshidrosis.

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  • But pompholyx produced from copper stone (lapide aeroso) after some time becomes green.

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
  • But pompholyx is fatty, unctuous, white and light enough to fly in the air.

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
  • The pompholyx and spodos were largely zinc oxide (see note, p. 394).

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
  • Agricola discusses the pompholyx from cadmia at length and pronounces it to be of remarkably "corrosive" quality.

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
  • What is the character of the subjective symptoms in pompholyx?

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon
  • pompholyx adheres to the walls in white ashes, and to the sides of the furnace adheres spodos.

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
  • pompholyx and spodos were impure zinc oxides (see note 26, p. 394).

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
  • Several names have been given to these flowers, such as pompholyx, Philosophic Wool.

  • They amply describe cadmia produced in copper furnaces, and pompholyx (zinc oxide).

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
  • pompholyx is a rare disease of the skin of a vesicular and bullous character, and limited to the hands and feet.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon

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