- IPA: [ˈtʃɪlbleɪnz]
NounChilblain (plural Chilblains)
- (pathology) An itchy purple red inflammation of the skin, especially of the hands, feet and ears. It occurs when capillaries below the skin are damaged by exposure to cold weather.
Minamata disease, abscess, ache, aching, altitude sickness, anoxemia, anoxia, anoxic anoxia, anthrax, aposteme, bed sore, black lung, blain, bleb, blister, boil, bubo, bulla, bunion, caisson disease, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, chancre, chancroid, chilblains, chill, chilliness, chilling, cold creeps, cold shivers, cold sore, creeps, cryopathy, decompression sickness, dithers, duck bumps, eschar, felon, fester, festering, fever blister, fistula, frostbite, furuncle, furunculus, gathering, goose bumps, goose pimples, gooseflesh, gumboil, hemorrhoids, horripilation, immersion foot, itai, jet lag, kibe, lead poisoning, lesion, mercury poisoning, motion sickness, papula, papule, paronychia, parulis, petechia, piles, pimple, pneumoconiosis, pock, polyp, pustule, radiation sickness, radionecrosis, red-out, rising, scab, shivering, shivers, soft chancre, sore, stigma, sty, sunstroke, suppuration, swelling, the bends, trench foot, tubercle, ulcer, ulceration, wale, welt, wheal, whelk, whitlow, wound