Fox-Fordyce disease (fŏks’-)
A rare chronic eruption of dry papules and distended ruptured apocrine glands, with intense pruritis and follicular hyperkeratosis of the nipples, armpits, and pubic and chest regions.
[foks-gluhv] /ˈfɒksˌglʌv/ noun 1. any Eurasian plant belonging to the genus Digitalis, of the figwort family, especially D. purpurea, having drooping, tubular, purple or white flowers on tall spikes, and leaves that are the source of digitalis in medicine. /ˈfɒksˌɡlʌv/ noun 1. any Eurasian scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Digitalis, esp D. purpurea, having spikes […]
noun 1. a vine, Vitis labrusca, chiefly of the northeastern U.S., from which numerous cultivated grape varieties have been developed. 2. the usually purplish-black, thick-skinned, sweet, musky fruit of this vine. noun 1. a common wild grape, Vitis labrusca of the northern US, having purplish-black fruit and woolly leaves: the source of many cultivated grapes, […]
[foks-hohl] /ˈfɒksˌhoʊl/ noun 1. a small pit, usually for one or two soldiers, dug as a shelter in a battle area. /ˈfɒksˌhəʊl/ noun 1. (military) a small pit dug during an action to provide individual shelter against hostile fire n. also fox-hole, Old English fox-hol “a fox’s den,” from fox (n.) + hole (n.). Military […]
[foks-hound] /ˈfɒksˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. any of several breeds of medium-sized trained to hunt and having a glossy coat in combinations of black, tan, and white. /ˈfɒksˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. either of two breeds (the English and the American) of dog having a short smooth coat and pendent ears. Though not large (height about 60 cm or […]