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erythema

Term: erythema
Literally meaning: sieve like
Origin: Anc Greek
ερυθρός/erythros(=red)
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Definition
Erythema is a situation which is characterised by redness of the skin, caused by  hyperemia (dilation) of the capillaries of the skin for example, as caused by sunburn, insect bites, infections, allergy or  non-ionizing radiation.

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