英语学习词典
  

skin

Try Other Sites  百度 Dict.cn Hjenglish  Cambridge M-W OneLook Google





skin [ skin] n.皮;兽皮;外皮

skin [skin] n. 皮,皮肤;兽皮

Peach Skin 桃皮绒、水洗绒

Skin Cream 护肤霜


thin (瘦)
slim (苗条)
skinny (非常瘦)
skin and bones) (皮包骨的瘦)
bony (皮包骨的瘦)
scrawny (骨瘦如柴,有点惨不忍睹的瘦)
lean (清瘦而健康 - 用于有运动习惯的人)

结核菌素皮下测试 tuberculin skin test (TST)

tuberculin skin test (TST) 结核菌素皮下测试

Outer panel skin 蒙皮

Skin coat 表层;罩面层

左侧围应力蒙皮
R/S stretching skin (road side)

She has a mile long legs and delicate skin.
她双腿修长,皮肤美若凝脂

The color of one's skin shouldn't be a barrier to success.
肤色不应该成为成功的障碍。

His white hair was in sharp contrast to his dark skin.
他的白发与黑皮肤形成鲜明的对照。

He had brown skin.
他的皮肤是棕色的

Her skin is as smooth as silk.
她的皮肤像丝绸一样光滑。

Now, we're doing something new making skin strong enough that it doesn't wrinkle, become dry, or develop blemishes.
现在我们正在做一些改进,使皮质变得坚韧而不致有皱纹,变干或产生磨损。

Beauty is but skin-deep.
美丽只是外表罢了

Beauty is but skin-deep.
红颜易变。

Catch the bear before you sell his skin.
大事未成时,莫开庆功宴。

The fox changes his skin but not his habit.
狐狸可以改变皮毛,但不能改变习性。

Skin depth 集肤深度

Skin effect 集肤效应

When you are skinning your customers , you should leave some skin on to grow so that you can skin them again.
Nikita Khrushchev, Statsman of the former Soviet Union 
如果你要剥客户的皮,你应当给他们留点皮,别剥光,让它长新皮,这样你下次还可以继续剥他们的皮。
前苏联政治家赫鲁晓夫N 

in a whole skin 平安地

- Thin-skinned 神经过敏
She is so thin-skinned that, whenever we talk about something in a low voice, she will think we are referring to her.

剥皮 peeling; excoriate; flay; skin; decorticate

脸皮薄 thin-skinned

不知羞耻 thick-skinned

白净 [bái jìng] /(of skin) fair and clear/

瘢 [bān] /mark/scar on the skin/

剥 [bō] /peel/to skin/

剥离 [bō lí] /(of tissue, skin, covering, etc.) come off/peel off/be stripped/

疮 [chuāng] /sore/skin ulcer/

腠 [còu] /the tissue between the skin and the flesh/

皴裂 [cūn liè] /chap (lips, skin, etc.)/

肤 [fū] /skin/

疙瘩 [gē da ] /(n) lump, swelling on skin; pimple/(n) knot/(n) preoccupation, problem/

羯 [jié] /castrate a ram/deer's skin/

癞 [lài] /scabies/skin disease/

胪 [lú] /belly/skin/to state/

苠 [mín] /multitude/skin of bamboo/

内皮 [nèi pí] /(med.) endothelium/thin skin on the inside of some fruits (e.g., oranges)/

皮 [pí] /leather/skin/fur/

皮肤 [pí fū] /skin/

皮肤癌 [pí fū ái] /skin cancer/

箬 [ruò] /(bamboo)/skin of bamboo/

鱼尾纹 [yú wěi wén] /wrinkles of the skin/crow's feet/

筠 [yún] /skin of bamboo/

This year, 50 percent of the 910000 people who suffer from cancer will survice at least five years. In the year 2000, the National Cancer Institute estimates, that figure will be 75 percent. For some skin cancers, the five-year survival rate is as high as 90 percent. But other survival statistics are still discouraging — 13 percent for lung cancer, and 2 percent for cancer of the pancreas.
今年,91万癌症患者中有一半将至少再活5年。国家癌症研究所估计,到2000年存活率将升至75%。现在对于一些皮肤癌来说,5年期存活率高达90%,但其他类型癌症的存活数据却仍令人沮丧——肺癌13%,胰腺癌2%。

{adj: acned, pimpled, pimply, pustulate} (of complexion) blemished by imperfections of the skin

{adj: algid} chilly
"a person who is algid is marked by prostration and has cold clammy skin and low blood pressure"

{adj: black-and-blue, livid} discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin
"beaten black and blue"
"livid bruises"

{adj: black} of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
"a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization"- Martin Luther King Jr.
<-> white

{adj: blistered} (of skin) having blisters (swellings containing watery fluid) caused by burning or irritation
"escaped from the fire with only a blistered hand"

{adj: blond, blonde, light-haired} being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes
"blond Scandinavians"
"a house full of light-haired children"
<-> brunet

{adj: blotchy} marred by discolored spots or blotches
"blotchy skin"

{adj: bronzed, suntanned, tanned} (of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun
"a young bronzed Apollo"

{adj: brown, browned} (of skin) deeply suntanned

{adj: bruised, contused, contusioned} injured without breaking the skin
"a cut forehead and bruised cheek"

{adj: brunet, brunette} marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes
"a brunette beauty"
<-> blond

{adj: calloused, callous, thickened} having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear
"calloused skin"
"with a workman's callous hands"

{adj: chafed, galled} painful from having the skin abraded

{adj: chapped, cracked, roughened} used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure
"chapped lips"

{adj: colored, coloured, dark, dark-skinned, non-white} having skin rich in melanin pigments
"National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"
"the dark races"
"dark-skinned peoples"

{adj: creepy, creepy-crawly} causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin
"a creepy story"
"I had a creepy-crawly feeling"

{adj: cutaneous, cutaneal, dermal} relating to or existing on or affecting the skin
"cutaneous nerves"
"a cutaneous infection"

{adj: dark-skinned, dusky, swart, swarthy} naturally having skin of a dark color
"a dark-skinned beauty"
"gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks"
"a smile on his swarthy face"
"`swart' is archaic"

{adj: dark} brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)
"dark eyes"

{adj: delicate, soft} easily hurt
"soft hands"
"a baby's delicate skin"

{adj: demulcent, emollient, salving, softening} having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin

{adj: disciform} having a round or oval shape like a disc
"a disciform skin lesion"

{adj: endermic, endermatic} acting by absorption through the skin
"endermic ointment"

{adj: exuvial} of or relating to the cast-off skins or cuticles of various animals

{adj: fair, fairish} (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored
"a fair complexion";

{adj: glossy, satiny, sleek, silken, silky, silklike, slick} having a smooth, gleaming surface
"glossy auburn hair"
"satiny gardenia petals"
"sleek black fur"
"silken eyelashes"
"silky skin"
"a silklike fabric"
"slick seals and otters"

{adj: harmful} causing or capable of causing harm
"too much sun is harmful to the skin"
"harmful effects of smoking"
<-> harmless

{adj: huffy, thin-skinned, feisty, touchy} quick to take offense

{adj: intradermal, intradermic, intracutaneous} relating to areas between the layers of the skin
"an intradermal injection"

{adj: jaundiced, icteric, yellow} affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc

{adj: light-skinned} having little skin pigmentation

{adj: lined, seamed} (used especially of skin) marked by lines or seams
"their lined faces were immeasurably sad"
"a seamed face"

{adj: loose, slack} not tense or taut
"the old man's skin hung loose and grey"
"slack and wrinkled skin"
"slack sails"
"a slack rope"

{adj: lubricious} having a smooth or slippery quality
"the skin of cephalopods is thin and lubricious"

{adj: marbled, marbleized, marbleised} patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble
"marbleized pink skin"

{adj: mucocutaneous} of or relating to the mucous membranes and skin

{adj: nonhairy} without hair
"tinea corporis is a fungal infection of the nonhairy parts of the skin"

{adj: noninvasive} relating to a technique that does not involve puncturing the skin or entering a body cavity
<-> invasive

{adj: oversensitive} unduly sensitive or thin-skinned

{adj: palmate} (of the feet of water birds) having three toes connected by a thin fold of skin

{adj: pocked, pockmarked} marked by or as if by smallpox or acne or other eruptive skin disease

{adj: reactive} tending to react to a stimulus
"the skin of the geriatric is less reactive than that of younger persons"- Louis Tuft

{adj: redheaded} having red hair and usually fair skin

{adj: rough, unsmooth} having or caused by an irregular surface
"trees with rough bark"
"rough ground"
"rough skin"
"rough blankets"
"his unsmooth face"
<-> smooth

{adj: seamless, unlined, unseamed} used especially of skin
"his cheeks were unlined"
"his unseamed face"

{adj: sensible, sensitive} able to feel or perceive
"even amoeba are sensible creatures"
"the more sensible parts of the skin"
<-> insensible

{adj: sensitive} responsive to physical stimuli
"a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"
"a sensitive voltmeter"
"sensitive skin"
"sensitive to light"
<-> insensitive

{adj: shaven, shaved} having the beard or hair cut off close to the skin
<-> unshaven

{adj: shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened} lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
"the old woman's shriveled skin"
"he looked shriveled and ill"
"a shrunken old man"
"a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie
"he did well despite his withered arm"
"a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair"

{adj: skin-deep, superficial, surface} involving a surface only
"her beauty is only skin-deep"
"superficial bruising"
"a surface wound"

{adj: skinless} having no skin
<-> skinned

{adj: skinned} having skin of a specified kind
<-> skinless

{adj: skinny} of or relating to or resembling skin

{adj: skintight, skin-tight} so tight as to cling to the skin
"skintight jeans"

{adj: smooth-skinned} having smooth skin

{adj: smooth} having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities
"smooth skin"
"a smooth tabletop"
"smooth fabric"
"a smooth road"
"water as smooth as a mirror"
<-> rough

{adj: tangible, touchable} perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
"skin with a tangible roughness"
<-> intangible

{adj: taut} subjected to great tension; stretched tight
"the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"
"her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"

{adj: thick-skinned, tough-skinned} insensitive to criticism

{adj: tough-skinned} having a relatively tough outer covering

{adj: transdermal, transdermic, percutaneous, transcutaneous} through the unbroken skin; refers to medications applied directly to the skin (creams or ointments) or in time-release forms (skin patches)
"transdermal estrogen"
"percutaneous absorption"

{adj: velvety-skinned} having skin like velvet

{adj: verrucose, warty, wartlike} (of skin) covered with warts or projections that resemble warts

{adj: webbed} (of the feet of some animals) having the digits connected by a thin fold of skin
<-> unwebbed

{adj: white} of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration
"voting patterns within the white population"
<-> black

{adv: intradermally} into the skin

{adv: subcutaneously} below the skin
"inject subcutaneously"

{n: Aborigine, Abo, Aboriginal, native Australian, Australian Aborigine} a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived

{n: Addison's disease, Addison's syndrome, hypoadrenalism, hypoadrenocorticism} a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin

{n: American chameleon, anole, Anolis carolinensis} small arboreal tropical American insectivorous lizards with the ability to change skin color

{n: Asiatic flying squirrel} nocturnal rodent of Asia having furry folds of skin between forelegs and hind legs enabling it to move by gliding leaps

{n: Baldwin} an American eating apple with red or yellow and red skin

{n: Black race, Negroid race, Negro race} a dark-skinned race

{n: Black, Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid} a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)

{n: Candida albicans, Monilia albicans} a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina

{n: Cortland} large apple with a red skin

{n: Dermatobia, genus Dermatobia} larvae live under the skin of domestic mammals and humans

{n: Dick test} a skin test to determine your susceptibility to scarlet fever

{n: Golden Delicious, Yellow Delicious} a sweet eating apple with yellow skin

{n: Granny Smith} apple with a green skin and hard tart flesh

{n: Guinea worm disease, Guinea worm, dracunculiasis} a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin

{n: Guinea worm, Dracunculus medinensis} parasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebrates

{n: Gypsy, Gipsy, Romany, Rommany, Romani, Roma, Bohemian} a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)

{n: Kaposi's sarcoma} a sarcoma that starts with purplish spots on the feet and legs and spreads from the skin to lymph nodes and internal organs; a common manifestation of AIDS
"until 1980 Kaposi's sarcoma occurred almost exclusively with Jewish or Italian or black men"

{n: Lecythidaceae, family Lecythidaceae} large tropical trees bearing large fruits with woody skins

{n: Lidocaine, Xylocaine} a local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes

{n: Neosporin} trade name for a topical drug containing several antibacterials; used as an ointment for skin irritations and in the form of eyedrops for minor eye infections

{n: Northern Spy} large late-ripening apple with skin striped with yellow and red

{n: Orpington} English breed of large chickens with white skin

{n: Pacific newt} any of several rough-skinned newts found in western North America

{n: Pacinian corpuscle} a specialized bulblike nerve ending located in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin; occurs abundantly in the skin of palms and soles and joints and genitals

{n: Pearmain} any of several varieties of apples with red skins

{n: Pippin} any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red

{n: Red Delicious} a sweet eating apple with bright red skin; most widely grown apple worldwide

{n: Saint Anthony's fire} any of several inflammatory or gangrenous skin conditions

{n: Schick test} a skin test for immunity to diphtheria

{n: Scleroderma, genus Scleroderma} genus of poisonous fungi having hard-skinned fruiting bodies: false truffles

{n: Spanish lime, Spanish lime tree, honey berry, mamoncillo, genip, ginep, Melicocca bijuga, Melicocca bijugatus} tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp

{n: Surinam toad, Pipa pipa, Pipa americana} a South American toad; incubates its young in pits in the skin of its back

{n: Triakidae, family Triakidae} small sharks with smooth skins and lacking spines on their dorsal fins

{n: VX gas} a highly lethal nerve agent used in chemical warfare; a toxic liquid that penetrates the skin or lungs to disrupt the nervous system and stop respiration; in combat VX gas is deployed by detonating a container over the target area and can persist in the environment up to several weeks after release
"VX gas is one of those things we wish we could disinvent"

{n: Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome} syndrome associated with bacterial meningitis; marked by sudden high fever and skin discoloration and petechiae with hemorrhage into the adrenal glands and cardiovascular collapse

{n: White race, White people, Caucasoid race, Caucasian race} a light-skinned race

{n: Winesap} crisp apple with dark red skin

{n: abdominoplasty, tummy tuck} cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach

{n: abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation} an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

{n: acanthoma, skin tumor} a neoplasm originating in the epidermis

{n: acanthosis nigricans, keratosis nigricans} a skin disease characterized by dark wartlike patches in the body folds; can be benign or malignant

{n: acanthosis} an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)

{n: achromia} an absence of normal pigmentation especially in the skin (as in albinism) or in red blood cells

{n: acne rosacea, rosacea} a skin disease of adults (more often women) in which blood vessels of the face enlarge resulting in a flushed appearance

{n: acne} an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones

{n: actinic keratosis} an overgrowth of skin layers resulting from extended exposure to the sun

{n: acupuncture, stylostixis} treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin

{n: albinism} the congenital absence of pigmentation in the eyes and skin and hair

{n: albino} a person with congenital albinism: white hair and milky skin; eyes are usually pink

{n: angiosarcoma} a rare malignant neoplasm arising from vascular tissue; usually occurs in the breast and skin and is believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels

{n: animal glue} a protein gelatin obtained by boiling e.g. skins and hoofs of cattle and horses

{n: animal skin} the outer covering of an animal

{n: anjou} a pear with firm flesh and a green skin

{n: antiperspirant} an astringent substance applied to the skin to reduce perspiration

{n: apple} fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh

{n: araroba, Goa powder, chrysarobin} a bitter yellow powder used to treat skin diseases

{n: artificial skin} a synthetic covering with two layers used experimentally to treat burn victims

{n: aspergillosis} disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organs

{n: autograft, autoplasty} tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person
"skin from his thigh replaced the burned skin on his arms"

{n: avocado, alligator pear, avocado pear, aguacate} a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed

{n: balsam of Peru} dark brown syrupy balsam from the Peruvian balsam tree used especially in dressing wounds and treating certain skin diseases

{n: banana peel, banana skin} the skin of a banana (especially when it is stripped off and discarded)
"he slipped on a banana skin and almost fell"

{n: bedsore, pressure sore, decubitus ulcer} a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)

{n: benzoin, gum benzoin, benjamin, gum benjamin, asa dulcis} gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation

{n: birthmark, nevus} a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth

{n: blackhead, comedo} a black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin

{n: blackheart, blackheart cherry} heart cherry with dark flesh and skin cherry

{n: blastomycosis} any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces

{n: blister beetle, meloid} beetle that produces a secretion that blisters the skin

{n: blister, bulla, bleb} (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid

{n: blond, blonde} a person with fair skin and hair

{n: blubber} an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil

{n: blush wine, pink wine, rose, rose wine} pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began

{n: brand} identification mark on skin, made by burning

{n: bruise, contusion} an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

{n: buff} a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen

{n: buff} bare skin; naked
"swimming in the buff"

{n: bull, bruiser, strapper, Samson} a large and strong and heavyset man
"he was a bull of a man"
"a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"

{n: burning} a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin

{n: butterfish} any of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin

{n: calamine lotion} a lotion consisting of a liquid preparation containing calamine; used to treat itching or mild skin irritations

{n: calf, calfskin} fine leather from the skin of a calf

{n: callosity, callus} an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)

{n: cancroid, squamous cell carcinoma} the most common form of skin cancer

{n: carotenemia, xanthemia} excess carotene in the blood stream; can cause the skin to turn a pale yellow or red color

{n: carpet shark, Orectolobus barbatus} shark of the western Pacific with flattened body and mottled skin

{n: causalgia} a burning pain in a limb along the course of a peripheral nerve; usually associated with skin changes

{n: cellulitis} an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain

{n: cephalexin, Keflex, Keflin, Keftab} an oral cephalosporin (trade names Keflex and Keflin and Keftab) commonly prescribe for mild to moderately severe infections of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or urinary tract

{n: chafing} soreness or irritation of the skin caused by friction

{n: chameleon, chamaeleon} lizard of Africa and Madagascar able to change skin color and having a projectile tongue

{n: chamois, chamois leather, chammy, chammy leather, shammy, shammy leather} a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin

{n: chaulmoogra oil} an oil from chaulmoogra trees; used in treatment of skin diseases and leprosy

{n: cheilitis} inflammation and cracking of the skin of the lips

{n: chemosurgery} use of chemical to destroy diseased or malignant tissue; used in treatment of skin cancer

{n: cherimoya, cherimolla} large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp; related to custard apples

{n: chigoe, chigger, chigoe flea, Tunga penetrans} small tropical flea; the fertile female burrows under the skin of the host including humans

{n: chimaera} a deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail

{n: chlorobenzylidenemalononitrile, CS gas} a tear gas that is stronger than CN gas but wears off faster; can be deployed by grenades or cluster bombs; can cause skin burns and fatal pulmonary edema

{n: chlorosis, greensickness} iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin

{n: chromoblastomycosis} a fungal infection characterized by itchy warty nodules on the skin

{n: ciprofloxacin, Cipro} an oral antibiotic (trade name Cipro) used against serious bacterial infections of the skin or respiratory tract or urinary tract or bones or joints

{n: circumflex iliac artery, arteria circumflexa ilium} an artery that supplies the lower abdominal walls and skin and the sartorius muscle

{n: cobra} venomous Asiatic and African elapid snakes that can expand the skin of the neck into a hood

{n: coccidioidomycosis, coccidiomycosis, valley fever, desert rheumatism} an infection of the lungs and skin characterized by excessive sputum and nodules

{n: cocozelle, Italian vegetable marrow} squash plant having dark green fruit with skin mottled with light green or yellow

{n: cold cream, coldcream, face cream, vanishing cream} a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin

{n: color, colour, people of color, people of colour} a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

{n: complexion, skin color, skin colour} the coloring of a person's face

{n: complexion, skin condition} texture and appearance of the skin of the face

{n: contact dermatitis} a delayed type of allergic reaction of the skin resulting from skin contact with a specific allergen (such as poison ivy)

{n: corn, clavus} a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes

{n: coronet} margin between the skin of the pastern and the horn of the hoof

{n: cosmetology} the practice of beautifying the face and hair and skin

{n: costiasis} a fatal disease of freshwater fish caused by a flagellated protozoan invading the skin

{n: cowpox, vaccinia} a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox

{n: cream, ointment, emollient} toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin

{n: creepiness} an uneasy sensation as of insects creeping on your skin

{n: crest} a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal

{n: crookneck, crookneck squash, summer crookneck} yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin

{n: crow's foot, crow's feet, laugh line} a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes

{n: cryosurgery} the use of extreme cold (usually liquid nitrogen) to destroy unwanted tissue (warts or cataracts or skin cancers)

{n: cupping} a treatment in which evacuated cups are applied to the skin to draw blood through the surface

{n: cutaneous leishmaniasis, Old World leishmaniasis, oriental sore, tropical sore, Delhi boil, Aleppo boil} leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions

{n: cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensation} a sensation localized on the skin

{n: cuticle} the dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail

{n: cyanosis} a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes; a sign that oxygen in the blood is dangerously diminished (as in carbon monoxide poisoning)

{n: dander} small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people

{n: dandruff} a condition in which white scales of dead skin are shed by the scalp

{n: dapsone} antibacterial drug used to treat leprosy and some kinds of skin diseases

{n: demulcent} a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin

{n: deodorant, deodourant} a toiletry applied to the skin in order to mask unpleasant odors

{n: depigmentation} absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
<-> pigmentation

{n: depilation, epilation} the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)

{n: dermabrasion} removal of scars or tattoos by anesthetizing the skin surface and then sanding or scraping off some of the outer skin layer

{n: dermatitis} inflammation of the skin; skin becomes itchy and may develop blisters

{n: dermatoglyphic} the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)

{n: dermatologist, skin doctor} a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin

{n: dermatology} the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases

{n: dermatome} a surgical instrument used to cut very thin slices of skin

{n: dermatomycosis, dermatophytosis} fungal infection of the skin (especially of moist parts covered by clothing)

{n: dermatomyositis} myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and selling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs; progression and severity vary among individuals

{n: dermatosis} disorder involving lesions or eruptions of the skin (in which there is usually no inflammation)

{n: dermis, corium, derma} the deep vascular inner layer of the skin

{n: desquamation, peeling, shedding} loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales

{n: dewlap} a hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck

{n: digital plethysmograph} plethysmograph applied to a digit of the hand or foot to measure skin blood flow

{n: discoid lupus erythematosus, DLE} a chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40; characterized by an eruption of red lesions over the cheeks and bridge of the nose

{n: domestic sheep, Ovis aries} any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin

{n: earthball, false truffle, puffball, hard-skinned puffball} any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles

{n: ecchymosis} the escape of blood from ruptured blood vessels into the surrounding tissue to form a purple or black-and-blue spot on the skin

{n: eccrine gland} a small sweat gland the produces only a fluid; restricted to the human skin

{n: ectoderm, exoderm, ectoblast} the outer germ layer that develops into skin and nervous tissue

{n: eczema} generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages

{n: edmontosaurus} duck-billed dinosaur from Canada found as a fossilized mummy with skin

{n: eel} voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins

{n: eggplant, aubergine, mad apple} egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow

{n: elastic tissue} connective tissue consisting chiefly of elastic fibers found in the dermis of the skin and in the walls of veins and arteries and in some tendons and ligaments

{n: elastosis} breakdown of elastic tissue (as the loss of elasticity in the skin of elderly people that results from degeneration of connective tissue)

{n: epicanthus, epicanthic fold} a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus; normal for Mongolian peoples; sometimes occurs in Down's syndrome

{n: epicarp, exocarp} outermost layer of the pericarp of fruits as the skin of a peach or grape

{n: epicranium} the muscle and aponeurosis and skin covering the cranium

{n: epidermis, cuticle} the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates

{n: erysipelas} an acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes

{n: erythema nodosum leprosum, ENL} an inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face

{n: erythema nodosum} skin condition characterized by tender red nodules on the shins and legs

{n: erythema} abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)

{n: erythroderma} any skin disorder involving abnormal redness

{n: eschar} a dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin

{n: exanthem, exanthema, skin eruption} eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease

{n: exfoliation} the peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin
"exfoliation is increased by sunburn"

{n: exuviae} cast-off skins or coverings of various organisms during ecdysis

{n: eyelid, lid, palpebra} either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
"his lids would stay open no longer"

{n: face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck} plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
"some actresses have more than one face lift"

{n: femoral nerve, nervus femoralis, anterior crural nerve} one of a pair of nerves that originate from lumbar nerves and supply the muscles and skin of the anterior part of the thigh

{n: fibrous dysplasia of bone} a disturbance in which bone that is undergoing lysis is replaced by an abnormal proliferation of fibrous tissue resulting in bone lesions or skin lesions

{n: filefish} narrow flattened warm-water fishes with leathery skin and a long file-like dorsal spine

{n: fingerprint} biometric identification from a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used as evidence in criminal investigations

{n: first-degree burn} burn causing redness of the skin surface

{n: fish glue} gelatinous substance obtained by boiling skins fins and bones of fish

{n: flare} reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation

{n: flying lemur, flying cat, colugo} arboreal nocturnal mammal of southeast Asia and the Philippines resembling a lemur and having a fold of skin on each side from neck to tail that is used for long gliding leaps

{n: flying phalanger, flying opossum, flying squirrel} nocturnal phalangers that move with gliding leaps using parachute-like folds of skin along the sides of the body

{n: fold, plica} a folded part (as in skin or muscle)

{n: formication} hallucinated sensation that insects or snakes are crawling over the skin; a common side-effect of extensive use of cocaine or amphetamines

{n: fox grape} purplish-black wild grape of the eastern United States with tough skins that slip easily from the flesh; cultivated in many varieties

{n: freckle, lentigo} a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin

{n: free nerve ending} microscopic sensory nerve endings in the skin that are not connected to any specific sensory receptor

{n: frilled lizard, Chlamydosaurus kingi} large arboreal insectivorous Australian lizard with a ruff of skin around the neck

{n: fugu} a blowfish highly prized as a delicacy in Japan but highly dangerous because the skin and organs are poisonous

{n: furunculosis} acute skin disease characterized by the presence of many furuncles

{n: gall} a skin sore caused by chafing

{n: galvanic skin response, GSR, psychogalvanic response, electrodermal response, electrical skin response, Fere phenomenon, Tarchanoff phenomenon} a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body

{n: gelatin, gelatine} a colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin

{n: genip, Spanish lime} round one-inch Caribbean fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp; eaten like grapes

{n: genital herpes, herpes genitalis} an infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact; marked by recurrent attacks of painful eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes of the genital area

{n: glycerogelatin, glycerogel} a medicated skin preparation made from glycerin and glycerinated gelatin

{n: granuloma inguinale, granuloma venereum} a venereal disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Calymmatobacterium; characterized by a pimply rash of the skin in the genital and groin region

{n: grape} any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters

{n: guava} tropical fruit having yellow skin and pink pulp; eaten fresh or used for e.g. jellies

{n: hair shirt} an uncomfortable shirt made of coarse animal hair; worn next to the skin as a penance

{n: hangnail, agnail} a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected

{n: hemochromatosis, iron-storage disease, iron overload, bronzed diabetes} pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints

{n: herpes simplex, herpes simplex virus} a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system

{n: herpes simplex} an infection caused by the herpes simples virus; affects the skin and nervous system; produces small temporary (but sometimes painful) blisters on the skin and mucous membranes

{n: herpes, herpes virus} any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin

{n: herpes} viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane

{n: hickey, love bite} a temporary red mark on a person's skin resulting from kissing or sucking by their lover

{n: hide, fell} the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)

{n: hide, pelt, skin} body covering of a living animal

{n: hippopotamus, hippo, river horse, Hippopotamus amphibius} massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa

{n: hookworm, hookworm disease} infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin

{n: hot pants} skin-tight very short pants worn by young women as an outer garment

{n: hyaline, hyalin} a glassy translucent material that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions

{n: hyperpigmentation} unusual darkening of the skin
<-> hypopigmentation

{n: hypopigmentation} unusual lack of skin color
<-> hyperpigmentation

{n: ichthyosis} any of several congenital diseases in which the skin is fishlike (dry and scaly)

{n: immunoglobulin E, IgE} one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; present primarily in the skin and mucous membranes

{n: impetigo} a very contagious infection of the skin; common in children; localized redness develops into small blisters that gradually crust and erode

{n: ingrown hair} a hair that does not emerge from the follicle but remains embedded in the skin (usually causing inflammation)

{n: injection, injectant} any solution that is injected (as into the skin)

{n: integumentary system} the skin and its appendages

{n: integument} an outer protective covering such as the skin of an animal or a cuticle or seed coat or rind or shell

{n: intertrigo} chafing between two skin surfaces that are in contact (as in the armpit or under the breasts or between the thighs)

{n: intradermal injection} an injection into the skin

{n: intradermal test, subcutaneous test} a form of skin test in which the suspected allergen is injected into the skin

{n: itch mite, sarcoptid} whitish mites that attack the skin of humans and other animals
"itch mites cause scabies"

{n: jaboticaba, jaboticaba tree, Myrciaria cauliflora} small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches

{n: jaboticaba} tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil

{n: jacket} the outer skin of a potato

{n: jaundice, icterus} yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia

{n: jungle rot} skin disorder induced by a tropical climate

{n: kayak} a small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos

{n: keratin, ceratin} a fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair feathers nails and hooves

{n: keratoacanthoma} skin tumor that grows rapidly (especially in older people) and resembles a carcinoma but does not spread; it usually disappears spontaneously, often leaving a scar

{n: keratoderma, keratodermia} any skin disorder consisting of a growth that appears horny

{n: keratonosis} any abnormal condition of the outer skin (epidermis)

{n: keratosis blennorrhagica, keratoderma blennorrhagica} skin disease characterized by a scaly rash on the palms and soles; associated with Reiter's syndrome

{n: keratosis} a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin

{n: kraurosis} atrophy and shriveling of the skin or mucous membrane

{n: kumquat, cumquat, kumquat tree} any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp

{n: lambskin} the skin of a lamb with the wool still on

{n: leatherjacket} tough-skinned larva of certain crane flies

{n: leather} an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning

{n: leprosy, Hansen's disease} chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions; characterized by inflamed nodules beneath the skin and wasting of body parts; caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae


The results are stopped at 500th line.
361 paragraphs, 500 lines displayed.    Top
(Alt+Z : Reinput words.)
(You can doubleclick on the English words you are searching for.)