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uredo

[ yoo-ree-doh ]
/ yʊˈri doʊ /
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noun Pathology.

a skin irritation; hives; urticaria.

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Origin of uredo

1700–10; <Latin ūrēdō blast, blight, burning itch, equivalent to ūr(ere) to burn + -ēdō noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for uredo

uredo
/ (jʊˈriːdəʊ) /

noun plural uredines (jʊˈriːdɪˌniːz)

a less common name for urticaria

Word Origin for uredo

C18: from Latin: burning itch, from ūrere to burn
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