[ ur-ti-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌɜr tɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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the development or eruption of urticaria.
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In a medical point of view, urtication, or stinging with nettles, is a practice not sufficiently appreciated.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
British Dictionary definitions for urtication
/ (ˌɜːtɪˈkeɪʃən) /
a burning or itching sensation
another name for urticaria
a former method of producing counterirritation of the skin by beating the area with nettles
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Medical definitions for urtication
[ ûr′tĭ-kā′shən ]
The formation or development of urticaria.
The sensation of having been stung by nettles.
A lashing with nettles formerly used to treat a paralyzed part of the body.
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