noun Usually chilblains. Pathology.
- an inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture.
- pathol (usually plural) an inflammation of the fingers, toes, or ears, caused by prolonged exposure to moisture and coldTechnical name: pernio
- Erythema, itching, and burning, especially of the dorsa of the fingers and toes, and of the heels, nose, and ears, resulting from exposure to moist cold.erythema pernio