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uredos

uredos is a plural form of uredo

uredo

Definition:

an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites, food, or drugs

Class:

state noun (stable states of affairs)

Plural:

uredos

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

hives [plural] | nettle rash | urticaria | urtication

Etymology:

Modern Latin from Latin, a blight, blast, burning itch from urere, to burn from...
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

urticaria | nettle rash [non-technical] | uredo [less common] | urticarial [derived] | urticarious [adjective, derived]

a skin condition characterized by the formation of itchy red or whitish raised patches, usually caused by an allergy [Nontechnical names] : hives, ... (23 of 285 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/urticaria

Wiktionary:

uredo | uredos [plural] | urticaria [synonym, sense-specific] | nettle-rash [synonym, sense-specific]

[botany] A summer stage in the life history of certain rusts (Uredinales), regarded at one time as a distinct genus, and preceding the teleutospore, or winter stage. | [medicine] urticaria; nettle-rash (30 of 31 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/uredo

New World Dictionary:

hives | urticaria [synonym] | nettle rash | uredo

an allergic skin condition characterized by itching, burning, stinging, and the formation of smooth patches, or wheals, usually red; urticaria (20 of 25 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hives

Random House Dictionary:

uredo [pathology]

a skin irritation; hives; urticaria. (5 of 11 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/uredo

Wikipedia:

Urticaria | hives

a kind of skin rash notable for pale red, raised, itchy bumps. Hives might also cause a burning or stinging sensation. Hives are frequently caused by allergic reactions; however, there are many nonallergic causes. Most cases of hives lasting less than... (41 of 4749 words, 4 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Urticaria

Merriam-Webster:

hives [singular/plural] | urticaria | nettle rash [hives]

an allergic disorder marked by raised edematous patches of skin or mucous membrane and usually intense itching and caused by contact with a specific ... (24 of 60 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/hives

American Heritage Dictionary:

hives [singular, plural] | nettle rash [synonym] | urticaria [synonym]

A skin condition characterized by intensely itching welts and caused by an allergic reaction to internal or external agents, an infection, or a ... (23 of 42 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hives

Macmillan British Dictionary:

nettle rash [uncountable]

a medical condition that causes large red spots on your skin for a short time (15 of 41 words)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/nettle-rash

Cambridge Dictionary:

nettle rash [British]

a condition that causes slightly raised red or white spots to appear on the skin (15 of 21 words)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/nettle-rash

Britannica Encyclopedia:

hives [dermatology] | urticaria [synonym]

a hypersensitive skin reaction characterized by the sudden appearance of very itchy, slightly raised, smooth, flat-topped wheals and plaques that are ... (21 of 342 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/268211​/hives

Columbia Encyclopedia:

hives | urticaria

rash consisting of blotches or localized swellings (wheals) of the skin, caused by an allergic reaction (see allergy). The swelling is caused by ... (23 of 147 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0823841​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

urticaria | nettlerash [synonym, sense-specific] | hives [synonym, sense-specific]

Syllabification: (ur·ti·car·i·a) | [medicine] | a rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely, sometimes with dangerous swelling, caused ... (20 of 64 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/urticaria

urticaria [medicine] | nettlerash [synonym] | hives [synonym]

a rash of round, red weals on the skin which itch intensely, sometimes with dangerous swelling, caused by an allergic reaction, typically to specific ... (24 of 63 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/urticaria

Encarta Dictionary:

urticaria [technical] | hives [medicine, singular, plural] | nettle rash [medicine] | uredo [dermatology]

a skin rash, usually occurring as an allergic reaction, that is marked by itching and small pale or red swellings, and often lasts for a ... (25 of 54 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861708812​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

uredo

Origin: Modern Latin from Latin, a blight, blast, burning itch from urere, to burn from Indo-European base *-eus, to burn

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/uredo

Wiktionary:

uredo | uredos [plural]

Origin: Latin, a blast, blight, a burning itch, from urere ("to burn or scorch").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/uredo

Collins Dictionary:

uredo

First use: 18th century

Origin: from Latin: burning itch, from ūrere to burn

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/uredo

Encarta Dictionary:

uredo [dermatology]

First use: Early 18th century

Origin: Latin from urere "to burn"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861708747​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

uredo

Audio: British English pronunciation of "uredo"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/uredo

YourDictionary Audio:

uredo

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "uredo" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/uredo

the Free Dictionary:

uredo

Audio: British English pronunciation of "uredo"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/uredo

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