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Meaning of URTICATION

Pronunciation:  `urtu'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  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 or food or drugs
 

URTICATION is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: hives, nettle rash, urticaria
 
 See Also: efflorescence, hypersensitivity reaction, rash, roseola, skin rash

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ur`ti*ca"tion\, n. (Med.)
The act or process of whipping or stinging with nettles; --
sometimes used in the treatment of paralysis.

 

 

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