actinodermatitis

[ ak-tin-oh-dur-muh-tahy-tis, ak-tuh-noh- ]
/ ækˌtɪn oʊˌdɜr məˈtaɪ tɪs, ˌæk tə noʊ- /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the skin caused by sunlight or other radiation.

Origin of actinodermatitis

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British Dictionary definitions for actinodermatitis

actinodermatitis

/ (ˌæktɪnəʊˌdɜːməˈtaɪtɪs) /

noun

dermatitis from exposure to radiation, esp ultraviolet light or X-rays
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Medicine definitions for actinodermatitis

actinodermatitis

[ ăk′tə-nō-dûr′mə-tītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the skin produced by exposure to sunlight.
Adverse reaction of skin to radiation therapy.
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