Origin of erythema
Examples from the Web for erythema
On Sept. 23d a maculo-papular eruption of the skin with erythema faucium appeared.
When it is ring-shaped, the central portion being clear; as, for example, in erythema annulare.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
The ear is the seat of frequent attacks of erythema, complicated by swelling.Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori
The inflammatory process begins in erythema, usually diffuse, often punctated, sometimes in patches.
This is supposed to indicate a relationship with erythema nodosum and multiforme.
British Dictionary definitions for erythema
Word Origin for erythema
Word Origin and History for erythema
medical Latin, from Greek erithema, from erythainein "to become red," from erythros "red" (see red (1)). Related: Erythematous.