dermatographia

dermatographia
dermatographic, adj.
/deuhr mat'euh graf"ee euh, derr'meuh teuh-/, n. Med.
a condition in which touching or lightly scratching the skin causes raised, reddish marks.
Also, dermatographism /derr'meuh tog"reuh fiz'euhm/, dermographia, dermographism.
[1850-55; < NL; see DERMATO-, -GRAPHY]

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