Definition of Dermatitis:

  1. Inflammatory condition of skin caused by exposure to a substance. It is often accompanied by reddening, pain, and drying and cracking of the exposed skin.

  2. A condition of the skin in which it becomes red, swollen, and sore, sometimes with small blisters, resulting from direct irritation of the skin by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it.

Synonyms of Dermatitis

Lombardy leprosy, Acne, Acne vulgaris, Anemia, Ariboflavinosis, Beriberi, Cachexia, Chlorosis, Deficiency anemia, Dermamycosis, Dermatosis, Eczema, Elephantiasis, Epithelioma, Erysipelas, Erythema, Exanthem, Goiter, Greensickness, Heat rash, Herpes, Herpes simplex, Herpes zoster, Hives, Impetigo, Itch, Jungle rot, Keratomalacia, Kwashiorkor, Leprosy, Lichen, Lichen primus, Lupus, Lupus vulgaris, Maidism, Malnutrition, Miliaria, Night blindness, Osteomalacia, Osteoporosis, Pellagra, Pemphigus, Pernicious anemia, Prickly heat, Protein deficiency, Pruigo, Pruritus, Psora, Rachitis, Rickets, Ringworm, Scabies, Scurvy, Shingles, Skin cancer, Struma, Tetter, Vitamin deficiency, Xerophthalmia

How to use Dermatitis in a sentence?

  1. Irritant contact dermatitis is a skin reaction caused by the direct effect of an irritant substance on the skin.

Meaning of Dermatitis & Dermatitis Definition