\ˌɜːtɪkˈe͡əɹi͡ə], \ˌɜːtɪkˈeəɹiə], \ˌɜː_t_ɪ_k_ˈeə_ɹ_iə]\
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
Hives, nettle rash; an acute or chronic affection of the skin characterized by an eruption of red, elevated, rounded efflorescences of irregular shape and size, which at a certain stage of their development appear blanched in the center and erythematous at the periphery, being then commonly known as wheals. The eruption is attended with intense itching. It is usually transitory, though sometimes disposed to recur.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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