rash


rash
Lay term for a cutaneous eruption. [O. Fr. rasche, skin eruption, fr. L. rado, pp. rasus, to scratch, scrape]
- black currant r. the cutaneous eruption of lentigines seen in xeroderma pigmentosum.
- butterfly r. SYN: butterfly (2).
- caterpillar r. SYN: caterpillar dermatitis.
- crystal r. SYN: miliaria crystallina.
- diaper r. SYN: diaper dermatitis.
- heat r. SYN: miliaria rubra.
- hydatid r. a toxic eruption occasionally following the rupture of a hydatid cyst.
- Murray Valley r. SYN: epidemic polyarthritis.
- summer r. SYN: miliaria rubra.
- wildfire r. SYN: miliaria rubra.

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rash 'rash n an eruption on the body typically with little or no elevation above the surface

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n.
a temporary eruption on the skin, usually typified by reddening - either discrete red spots or generalized reddening - which may be accompanied by itching. A rash may be a local skin reaction or the outward sign of a disorder affecting the body. Rashes commonly occur with infectious diseases, such as chickenpox and measles.

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(rash) a temporary eruption on the skin, such as in urticaria, a drug eruption, or an exanthem.

Pleomorphic rash of varicella.


Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • rash — rash …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Rash — Rash, a. [Compar. {Rasher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Rashest}.] [Probably of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. & Sw. rask quick, brisk, rash, Icel. r[ o]skr vigorous, brave, akin to D. & G. rasch quick, of uncertain origin.] 1. Sudden in action; quick; hasty.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rash — [ raʃ ] n. m. • 1800; mot angl., p. ê. du moy. fr. ra(s)che « teigne » ♦ Méd. Éruption cutanée transitoire, lors de maladies fébriles (ordinairement non éruptives). ⇒ érythème. Des rashs ou des rashes. ● rash, rashs ou rashes nom masculin ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rash — Rash, n. [OF. rasche an eruption, scurf, F. rache; fr. (assumed) LL. rasicare to scratch, fr. L. radere, rasum, to scrape, scratch, shave. See {Rase}, and cf. {Rascal}.] (Med.) A fine eruption or efflorescence on the body, with little or no… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rash — rash1 [rash] adj. [ME rasch, prob. < OE * ræsc, akin to ON röskr, Ger rasch] 1. too hasty or incautious in acting or speaking; reckless 2. characterized by too great haste or recklessness [a rash act] 3. Obs. bringing quick results rashly adv …   English World dictionary

  • rash — dermat. Erupción en la piel propia de muchas reacciones alérgicas y enfermedades eruptivas como las que se producen en el sarampión y la escarlatina. Medical Dictionary. 2011. rash …   Diccionario médico

  • RASH — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La palabra rash puede referirse a: Una alteración de la piel. El acrónimo de la organización anarquista y comunista Red Anarchist Skin Heads. Obtenido de RASH Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rash —   [ræʃ, englisch] der, s/ s, Vor|exanthem, flüchtige Hautrötung an den Innenseiten beider Oberschenkel vor Ausbruch einer Infektionskrankheit (z. B. bei Windpocken, bei Masern oder bei Scharlach). * * * Rash [ræʃ], der; [es], s [engl. rash <… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • rash — Ⅰ. rash [1] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ acting or done impetuously, without careful consideration. DERIVATIVES rashly adverb rashness noun. ORIGIN Germanic. Ⅱ. rash [2] …   English terms dictionary

  • rash|er — «RASH uhr», noun. a thin slice of bacon or ham for frying or broiling. ╂[origin uncertain; perhaps < obsolete rash to cut, slash] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rash — Rash, n. [Cf. F. ras short nap cloth, It. & Sp. raso satin (cf. {Rase}); or cf. It. rascia serge, G. rasch, probably fr. Arras in France (cf. {Arras}).] An inferior kind of silk, or mixture of silk and worsted. [Obs.] Donne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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