Definition of “eczema” - English Dictionary

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“eczema” in British English

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eczemanoun [ U ]

uk /ˈek.sɪ.mə/ us /ˈek.sə.mə/

a skin condition in which areas of the skin become red, rough, and sore and make you want to rub them:

As a young boy he suffered from eczema.

(Definition of “eczema” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“eczema” in American English

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eczemanoun [ U ]

us /ˈek·sə·mə, ˈeɡ·zə-, ɪɡˈzi-/

a skin condition in which areas of the skin become red, rough, and sore

(Definition of “eczema” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)