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Origin of heat rash
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby heat rash
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Example sentences from the Web for heat rash
Muriel has been bitten all over by mosquitoes, and Mabelle has also suffered from heat-rash.A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'|Annie Allnut Brassey
British Dictionary definitions for heat rash
a nontechnical name for miliaria
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Medical definitions for heat rash
An inflammatory skin condition caused by obstruction of the ducts of the sweat glands, resulting from exposure to high heat and humidity and characterized by the eruption of small, red papules accompanied by an itching or prickling sensation.miliaria miliaria rubra prickly heat strophulus tropical lichen
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