cradle cap


noun

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

a form of seborrhoea of the scalp common in young babiesTechnical name: crusta lactea
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Medical definitions for cradle cap

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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