chilblains
Chilblain Chil"blain`, chilblains chil"blains, n. [Chill + Blain.] A blain, sore, or inflammatory swelling of the feet or hands, produced by exposure to cold, and attended by itching, pain, and sometimes ulceration.

Syn: pernio. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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  • chilblains — chil|blains [ˈtʃılbleınz] n [plural ] painful red areas on your fingers or toes that are caused by cold weather …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chilblains — chil·blain || tʃɪlbleɪn n. sore caused by cold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chilblains — noun inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture • Syn: ↑chilblain, ↑pernio • Hypernyms: ↑blain • Hyponyms: ↑kibe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Отморожение (Chilblains), Переохлаждение (Pemiosis) — темно красные зудящие припухлости, которые появляются при переохлаждении конечностей в холодную погоду. Обычно они проходят самостоятельно в течение двух недель; при сильном отморожении состояние больного может быть облегчено с помощью нифедипина …   Медицинские термины

  • Chilblain — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 31219 ICD10 = ICD10|T|69|1|t|66 ICD9 = ICD9|991.5 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = derm eMedicineTopic = 322 MeshID = Chilblains, also called perniosis or blain, when occurring on… …   Wikipedia

  • chilblain — chilblained, adj. /chil blayn/, n. Usually, chilblains. Pathol. an inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture. Also called pernio. [1540 50; CHILL + BLAIN] * * * ▪ pathology also called  pernio, or erythema pernio …   Universalium

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