HyperDic: nettle_rash

English > 1 sense of the expression nettle rash:
NOUNstatenettle rash, urtication, urticaria, hivesan itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins
English > nettle rash: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAn 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.
Synonymsurtication, urticaria, hives
Broaderhypersensitivity reactionAn inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods)
rash, roseola, efflorescence, skin rashAny red eruption of the skin
Spanishurticaria
Catalanurticària

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