immersion foot


noun Pathology.

an abnormal condition of the foot caused by prolonged exposure to water, characterized by pathological changes in the skin, blood vessels, nerves, and muscles.

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Origin of immersion foot

First recorded in 1940–45
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Medical definitions for immersion foot

immersion foot

n.

trench foot
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