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Meaning of DIAPER RASH

Pronunciation:  'dIpur rash

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  dermatitis of the thighs and buttocks of infants; supposedly caused by ammonia in the urine in the child's diapers
 
 Synonyms: diaper dermatitis
 
 See Also: dermatitis

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Diaper rash is a form of contact dermatitis due to prolonged contact of the skin with urine and feces. Diaper rash is often colonized with the yeast Candida albicans.
 

 

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