Definition of Actinic dermatitis

1. Noun. Dermatitis caused exposure to sunlight.

Generic synonyms: Dermatitis



Medical Definition of Actinic dermatitis

1. Dermatitis caused or elicited by exposure to sunlight; may be phototoxic or photoallergic, and can result from topical application, ingestion, inhalation, or injection of mediating phototoxic or photoallergic material. See: photosensitization. Synonym: actinic dermatitis, actinodermatitis. Origin: photo-+ G. Derma, skin, + -itis, inflammation (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actinic Dermatitis

acting(a)
acting out
acting scrum-half
acting scrum-halves
acting up
actings
actinia
actiniae
actinian
actinians
actiniarian
actinias
actinic
actinic cheilitis
actinic conjunctivitis
actinic dermatitis (current term)
actinic granuloma
actinic keratitis
actinic keratosis
actinic prurigo
actinic radiation
actinic ray
actinic reticuloid
actinically
actinide
actinide elements
actinide series
actinides
actinidic
actinidic acid

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