HyperDic: urtication

English > 2 senses of the word urtication:
NOUNstateurtication, urticaria, hives, nettle rashan itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins
cognitionurticationa sensation of having been stung by nettles
English > urtication: 2 senses > 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.
Synonymsurticaria, hives, nettle rash
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
English > urtication: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA sensation of having been stung by nettles.
Broadercutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensationA sensation localized on the skin
Verbsurticatesting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation

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