Definition of Skinbound disease. Meaning of Skinbound disease. Synonyms of Skinbound disease

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Definition of Skinbound disease

skinbound disease
Sclerema Scle*re"ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. sklhro`s hard.] (Med.) Induration of the cellular tissue. Sclerema of adults. See Scleroderma. Sclerema neonatorum[NL., of the newborn], an affection characterized by a peculiar hardening and rigidity of the cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues in the newly born. It is usually fatal. Called also skinbound disease.
Skinbound disease
Skinbound Skin"bound`, a. Having the skin adhering closely and rigidly to the flesh; hidebound. Skinbound disease. (Med.) See Sclerema neonatorum, under Sclerema.

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