Pompholyx Pom"pho*lyx, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? a bubble, the slag on the surface of smelted ore, from ? a blister.] 1. (Old Chem.) Impure zinc oxide. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) A skin disease in which there is an eruption of bull[ae], without inflammation or fever. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pomphŏlyx — (gr.), 1) (Med.), so v.w. Pemphigus; 2) so v.w. Weißes Nichts, s. u. Nichts 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pompholyx — Pompholyx, s. Zinkoxyd; als Krankheit soviel wie Pemphigus (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pompholyx — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 L30.1 Dyshidrosis (Pompholyx) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pompholyx — SYN: dyshidrosis. [G. a bubble, fr. pomphos, a blister] * * * pom·pho·lyx päm(p) fə .liks n a skin disease marked by an eruption of vesicles esp. on the palms and soles * * * n. eczema of the hands (see also cheiropompholyx) and feet… …   Medical dictionary

  • pompholyx — pompholix ou pompholyx (pon fo liks ) s. m. 1°   L oxyde de zinc par sublimation. 2°   Terme de médecine. Éruption bulleuse semblable au pemphigus. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Le pompholyx lavé en suc de morelle ou plantain profite bien aux… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • pompholyx — Zinc inc (z[i^][ng]k), n. [G. zink, probably akin to zinn tin: cf. F. zinc, from the German. Cf. {Tin}.] (Chem.) An abundant element of the magnesium cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pompholyx — Dyshidrose Dyshidrose de la face latérale des doigts à un stade avancé …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pompholyx — n. eczema of the hands (see also cheiropompholyx) and feet (podopompholyx). Because the horny layer of the skin in these parts is so thick the vesicles typical of eczema cannot rupture; they therefore persist in the skin, looking like sago grains …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Pompholyx — Dyshidrose; dyshidrotisches Ekzem; Dyshidrosis; dyshidrosiformes Ekzem …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Pompholyx — Pọm|pholyx [von gr. πομϕολυξ = Blase, Wasserblase] w; : auf ↑Dyshidrose beruhendes Auftreten flüssigkeitsgefüllter Hautblasen, bes. an Händen und Füßen …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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