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hydroa

[ hahy-droh-uh ]
/ haɪˈdroʊ ə /
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noun Pathology.

any skin condition characterized by red vesicular areas.

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Origin of hydroa

<New Latin <Greek hídrōia (plural) heat spots (literally, sweat eggs), equivalent to hidr(ṓs) sweat + -ōia, plural of ōión egg; -y- of New Latin <hydr-hydr-1
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Medical definitions for hydroa

hydroa
[ hī-drōə ]

n.

A vesicular eruption, especially of the skin.
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