Definitions of urtication

n an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs

hives, nettle rash, urticaria
Type of:
efflorescence, rash, roseola, skin rash
any red eruption of the skin
hypersensitivity reaction
an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock

n a sensation of having been stung by nettles

Type of:
cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensation
a sensation localized on the skin

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