Definition of Urtication in English :

Define Urtication in English

Urtication meaning in English

Meaning of Urtication in English

Pronunciation of Urtication in English

Urtication pronunciation in English

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1. hives, nettle rash, urticaria, urtication

an 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

2. urtication

a sensation of having been stung by nettles

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see synonyms of urtication
a burning or itching sensation
2.  another name for urticaria
a former method of producing counterirritation of the skin by beating the area with nettles

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noun Medicine
1.  Obsolete
the flogging of a paralyzed limb, etc. with nettles for the stimulating effect produced
any sensation of stinging or itching
the formation of urticarial wheals

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of urtication
1. The formation or development of hives.
2. The sensation of having been stung by nettles.
3. A lashing with nettles formerly used to treat a paralyzed part of the body.

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