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      n     (Pathol)   a local inflammation of the skin characterized by flat ulcerating pustules  
     (C19: from New Latin, from Greek ekthuma pustule, from ekthuein to break out, from ek- out + thuein to seethe)  
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euthymia, ECT, ectypal, erythema

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