ecthymatous /ek thim"euh teuhs, -thuy"meuh-/, adj.
/ek"theuh meuh, ek thuy"-/, n. Vet. Pathol.
a contagious viral disease of sheep and goats and occasionally of humans, marked by vesicular and pustular lesions on the lips. Also called contagious ecthyma, sore mouth.
[1825-35; < Gk ékthyma pustule, equiv. to ek- EC- + thý(ein) to be angry + -ma n. suffix]

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  • Ecthyma — Ec*thy ma, n.; pl. {Ecthymata}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? pimple, fr. ? to break out.] (Med.) A cutaneous eruption, consisting of large, round pustules, upon an indurated and inflamed base. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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