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wind·burn

(wind'bŭrn),
Erythema of the face resulting from exposure to wind.

windburn

(wĭnd′bûrn′)
n.
An irritation or chafing of the skin caused by long exposure to the wind.

wind′burned′ adj.

windburn

[wind′burn]
Etymology: AS, wind, air, baernan
a skin disorder caused by exposure to winds.

wind·burn

(wind'bŭrn)
Erythema of the face due to exposure to wind.

windburn

Inflammation of the skin caused by exposure to hot dry wind. The condition can be prevented by covering exposed areas of skin.
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