Origin of eczema
Examples from the Web for eczema
Among the morbid agencies producing this variety of eczema are the products of indigestion.
Eczema of the tongue may ensue as a sequel of prolonged cutaneous eczema (De Mussy43).
How would you exclude psoriasis in a suspected case of eczema (squamous eczema)?
Andrews refers to the occurrence of eczema in his description of infantile beriberi.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
The possibility of the pediculosis being secondary to eczema must not be forgotten.
British Dictionary definitions for eczema
Word Origin for eczema
Word Origin and History for eczema
1753, from Greek ekzema, literally "something thrown out by heat," from ekzein "to boil out," from ek "out" (see ex-) + zema "boiling," from zein "to boil," from PIE root *yes- "to boil, foam, bubble" (see yeast). Said to have been the name given by ancient physicians to "any fiery pustule on the skin."