Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


To become powdery by losing the water of crystallization on exposure to a dry atmosphere.
[L. ef-floresco (exf-), to blossom, fr. flos (flor-), flower]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


To become powdery by losing the water of crystallization on exposure to a dry atmosphere.
[L. ef-floresco (exf-), to blossom, fr. flos (flor-), flower]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about effloresce

Q. What is the cause of my head rash? I have a rash on my head. It is red and itchy, what could it be from?

A. A head rash can be caused from lots of different things. I found a website that helps you diagnose it with charts:

Q. What do I do with this horrible Diaper Rash?? I have no idea what is up with my daughters diaper rash, she is a year old and I do everything to keep this rash from coming, but it comes back! All week I have let her run without a diaper on trying to let it air out as much as possible, (thank god for carpet shampooers).Is there any secret that someone has to getting rid of this rash?

A. My own daughter was yeasty from whatever they do to newborns in the hospital and I battled it ever day until I started taking garlic gel tabs. Because I breasfed her she got all the benefits of it and her bottom cleared right up.
Probiotics can help, yogurt, kefir and the like. Super Salve from supersalve.com is amazing in its healing abilities. Avoid processed foods and especially sugars.

Q. Doyou know if the Plant Yarrow give a RASH?

A. ThanksTerrany and Henry for your answers. I do need more information concerning skin contact with Yarrow.MRaye

More discussions about effloresce
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The painting's near-oval polygonal shape helps create this effect, but so does the way its overall blue tonality seems to rush in from each of the many edges to gather and effloresce in the figure at the center.
Sentiment for him effloresces politics as lived readerly experience precisely through dwelling with difference.
Furthermore, in this aguafuerte Arlt divulges the manner in which a chair that once signified a place of rest effloresces to reveal a multitude of meanings, among others he lists a "silla cordial de la puerta de calle, de la vereda; silla de amistad, silla donde se consolida un prestigio de urbanidad ciudadana ...
This may very easily be distinguished from gold, which very easily by contact or even by vapour, adheres to other metals and, when combined with silver, produces a ruby-coloured amalgam and effloresces easily in heat.
This warmth effloresces as heterosexual romance in later shipwreck narratives like Melville's Typee (1846) and H.G.