xerotic


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xe·rot·ic

(zē-rot'ik),
Dry; affected with xerosis.

xerotic

/xe·rot·ic/ (zēr-ot´ik) characterized by xerosis or dryness.

xe·rot·ic

(zēr-ot'ik)
Dry; affected with xerosis.
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CONJUNCTIVAL XEROSIS: SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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XEROSIS

xerosis

(zĕ-rō′sĭs) [ xero- + -sis]
Abnormal dryness of the skin, mucous membranes, or conjunctiva.
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The xerotic skin of elderly individuals facilitates the development of cracking and fissuring of the skin surface in dry and cold winter.
A topic dermatitis (AD) is the most common inflammatory skin disease in the first few years of life, manifested by eczematous rashes, pruritus, xerotic skin, and a set of atopic and nonatopic comorbidities.
It is the accumulation of these changes that lead to dull, xerotic, toughened skin with an increased propensity for pruritis.
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The dry and hot climate can be another exacerbating factor as evidenced by the high rates of xerotic and dyshidrotic eczema in the Gulf War.