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dermatosis

[ dur-muh-toh-sis ]
/ ˌdɜr məˈtoʊ sɪs /
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noun, plural der·ma·to·ses [dur-muh-toh-seez]. /ˌdɜr məˈtoʊ siz/. Pathology.

any disease of the skin.

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Origin of dermatosis

From New Latin, dating back to 1865–70; see origin at dermat-, -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for dermatosis

dermatosis
/ (ˌdɜːməˈtəʊsɪs) /

noun plural -toses (-ˈtəʊsiːz)

any skin disease
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Medical definitions for dermatosis

dermatosis
[ dûr′mə-tōsĭs ]

n. pl. der•ma•to•ses (-sēz)

A skin disease, especially one that is not accompanied by inflammation.
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