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chilblain Explained

chilblain at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1547, from chill + blain, from O.E. blegen "a sore," from P.Gmc. *blajinon. ///

chilblain at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

97 Moby Thesaurus words for "chilblain":
Minamata disease, abscess, ache, aching, altitude sickness,
anoxemia, anoxia, anoxic anoxia, anthrax, aposteme, bed sore,
black lung, blain, bleb, blister, boil, bubo, bulla, bunion,
caisson disease, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, chancre,
chancroid, chilblains, chill, chilliness, chilling, cold creeps,
cold shivers, cold sore, creeps, cryopathy, decompression sickness,
dithers, duck bumps, eschar, felon, fester, festering,
fever blister, fistula, frostbite, furuncle, furunculus, gathering,
goose bumps, goose pimples, gooseflesh, gumboil, hemorrhoids,
horripilation, immersion foot, itai, jet lag, kibe, lead poisoning,
lesion, mercury poisoning, motion sickness, papula, papule,
paronychia, parulis, petechia, piles, pimple, pneumoconiosis, pock,
polyp, pustule, radiation sickness, radionecrosis, red-out, rising,
scab, shivering, shivers, soft chancre, sore, stigma, sty,
sunstroke, suppuration, swelling, the bends, trench foot, tubercle,
ulcer, ulceration, wale, welt, wheal, whelk, whitlow, wound

chilblain at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[usually pl.] a painful red swelling on the hands or feet that is caused by cold or bad CIRCULATION of the blood

Chilblain at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chilblain \Chil"blain`\, n. [Chill + Blain.]
A blain, sore, or inflammatory swelling, produced by exposure
of the feet or hands to cold, and attended by itching, pain,
and sometimes ulceration.

Chilblain \Chil"blain`\, v. t.
To produce chilblains upon.

chilblain at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to
cold and moisture [syn: {chilblains}, {pernio}]

chilblain at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: IPA » ˈtʃɪlbleɪnz


Inter: compound » chill|blain


Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: patholog » y An itchy purple red inflammation of the skin, especially of the hands, feet and ears. It occurs when capillaries below the skin are damaged by exposure to cold weather.


    * erythema pernio
    • pernio

      Derived terms

      * chilblained


      Inter: trans-top » inflammation
    • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|morth
    • Bulgarian: измръзване, измръзнало място
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|凍瘡|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|冻疮|tr=dòngchuāng|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|凍傷|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|冻伤|tr=dòngshāng|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|瘃|tr=zhú|sc=Hani
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|engelure|f
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Frostbeule|f
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|χιονίστρα|f|tr=chionístra|sc=Grek
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|霜焼け|tr=しもやけ, shimoyake|sc=Jpan / Inter: t- » ja|霜焼|tr=しもやけ, shimoyake|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|凍瘡|tr=とうそう, tōsō|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|凍傷|tr=とうしょう, tōshō|sc=Jpan

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|fraideuse|f
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|degerătură|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|обморожение|n|tr=obmorožénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » ru|обмороженное место|n|tr=obmoróžennoje mésto|sc=Cyrl
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|промрзлина|f
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|promrzlina|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: de » chilblain
    Translation: et » chilblain
    Translation: es » chilblain
    Translation: eo » chilblain
    Translation: io » chilblain
    Translation: it » chilblain
    Translation: ka » chilblain
    Translation: my » chilblain
    Translation: pl » chilblain
    Translation: fi » chilblain
    Translation: ta » chilblain
    Translation: te » chilblain
    Translation: vi » chilblain
    Translation: zh » chilblain