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Eruptions

Eruption

1. (Science: dentistry) The act of breaking out, appearing or becoming visible, as eruption of the teeth.

2. (Science: dermatology) visible efflorescent lesions of the skin due to disease, especially an exanthematous disease and marked by redness and prominence, a rash.

See: exanthema.

Origin: L. Eruptio = a breaking out


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