Meaning of dermatosis in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdəːməˈtəʊsɪs/


mass noun
  • A disease of the skin, especially one that does not cause inflammation.

    ‘Ashy dermatosis, also known as erythema dyschromicum perstans, is a rare idiopathic dermatosis characterized by ash-gray skin lesions.’
    • ‘Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory facial dermatosis of unknown aetiology characterised by erythema and pustules.’
    • ‘Zinc-responsive dermatosis is an uncommon disease of dogs resulting from either an absolute or relative deficiency in zinc.’
    • ‘Scabies is an intensely itchy dermatosis caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei.’
    • ‘This rare dermatosis occurs in the second and third trimester of pregnancy.’