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 for Urticaria
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Urticaria \Ur`ti*ca"ri*a\, n. [NL. See Urtica.] (Med.)
     The nettle rash, a disease characterized by a transient
     eruption of red pimples and of wheals, accompanied with a
     burning or stinging sensation and with itching; uredo.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  urticaria
      n 1: an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale
           interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result
           of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
           [syn: urtication, urticaria, hives, nettle rash]

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