Origin of eczema
Examples from the Web for eczema
Historical Examples of eczema
Others say that she has eczema and dare not show her face, while others say she is mad.The Minister of Evil
William Le Queux
What is to be said about the use of soap and water in eczema?
How would you exclude ringworm in a suspected case of eczema?
Eczema may be due to constitutional or local causes, or to both.
The hemorrhages are absorbed and the eczema heals within a few days.Scurvy Past and Present
Alfred Fabian Hess
Word Origin 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."