periporitis

[ pĕr′ə-pə-rītĭs ]

n.

A skin condition characterized by miliary papules and papulovesicles accompanied by infection with staphylococcal bacteria, occurring most frequently in infants.

Nearby words

  1. periphrase,
  2. periphrasis,
  3. periphrastic,
  4. periphyton,
  5. periplasm,
  6. periproct,
  7. periproctitis,
  8. periprostatitis,
  9. peripteral,
  10. periptery


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