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Medical Term:

sunburn

Pronunciation: sun'bern

Definition

Erythema with or without blistering caused by exposure to critical amounts of ultraviolet light, usually within the range of 260–320 nm in sunlight (UVB).

Synonym(s): erythema solare

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