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chapped

(chapt),
Having or pertaining to skin, especially of the hands, that is dry, scaly, and fissured, owing to the action of cold or to the excess rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin surface. See: hand eczema.
[M.E. chap, to chop, split]

chapped

[chapt]
Etymology: ME, chappen, cracked
pertaining to skin that is roughened, cracked, or reddened by exposure to cold or excessive moisture evaporation. Stinging or burning sensations often accompany the disorder. Prevention is achieved through protection against exposure to cold and wind. Treatment includes the avoidance of frequent washing, the replacement of soaps and detergents with superfatted soaps, and the application of emollients. Compare frostbite. chap, v.

chap·ped

(chapt)
Having or pertaining to skin, especially of the hands, which is dry, scaly, and fissured, owing to the action of cold or to the excess rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin surface.
[M.E. chap, to chop, split]

chapped

(chăpt) [ME. chappen]
Inflamed, roughened, fissured, as from exposure to cold.
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