dermatographia

[der-mat-uh-graf-ee-uh, dur-muh-tuh-]

noun Medicine/Medical.

a condition in which touching or lightly scratching the skin causes raised, reddish marks.

Also der·ma·tog·ra·phism [dur-muh-tog-ruh-fiz-uh m] /ˌdɜr məˈtɒg rəˌfɪz əm/, dermographia, dermographism.

Origin of dermatographia

From New Latin, dating back to 1850–55; see origin at dermato-, -graphy
Related formsder·mat·o·graph·ic, adjective

dermographia

[dur-muh-graf-ee-uh]

noun Medicine/Medical.

Also der·mog·ra·phism [der-mog-ruh-fiz-uh m] /dərˈmɒg rəˌfɪz əm/.

Origin of dermographia

From New Latin, dating back to 1850–55; see origin at dermo-, -graphy
Related formsder·mo·graph·ic, adjective
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dermographism in Medicine

dermographism

[dər-mŏgrə-fĭz′əm]

n.

dermatographism

dermographia

[dûr′mə-grăfē-ə]

n.

dermatographism
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