10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DHOBI ITCH»
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The Fourteenth Paw: Growing Up on an Iowa Farm in the 1930s
Dr. Derryberry immediately exclaimed, “Dhobi itch!” He explained that white-
skinned foreigners in India were susceptible to the indelible ink marks that dhobis
(washermen) used to identify their customer's clothes (with hotel room numbers
The Geography of Disease
"Dhobi itch," a troublesome skin eruption in the axilla and about the genitals, is
another example of this class. It is very frequent in many hot countries and few
European residents in the tropics escape an attack of it at some time or other.
The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012
Diseases caused: Athlete's foot, ringworms, madura foot, dhobi's itch. Causative
Agent Diseases Wrus Diphtheria, gonorrhoea, meningitis, cholera, leprosy,
typhoid, tetanus, tuberculosis, plague, whooping cough, pneumonia Protozoan ...
The Chambers Dictionary
... sitting or standing in a place (where one will be noticed, esp sitting and fasting
at the door of an offender) [Hindi] dhobi dS'bi, n an Indian washerman. — dhobi
itch a tropical allergic dermatitis. [Hindi dhobi] dhol diil, n a large cylindrical drum,
Illustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition
dhobi itch diathelic immunization antigens. Dextrans of relatively low molecular
weight have been used as plasma expanders. dhobi itch Contact (type IV)
hypersensitivity induced by using a laundry-marking ink made from Indian ral tree
Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis, 2009
Lingering Fever: A World War II Nurse's Memoir
We called it dhobi itch. My neck was always adorned with a red ring of this
annoying affliction. My foot locker, government issue, contained all my worldly
goods. I kept it under the cot for there was no room elsewhere in the basha. I
pulled it out ...
LaVonne Telshaw Camp, 1997
Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
19c: Hindi, from dhob washing. dhobi itch t> noun a tropical allergic dermatitis.
dhoti /'douti/ or dhooti /'du:ti/ o noun (dhotis or dhootis) a garment worn by some
Hindu men, consisting of a long strip of cloth wrapped around the waist and ...
Platinum Notes USMLE Step-2: The Complete Preparatory Guide
... of beard Tinea pedis/Trichophyton rubrum - Athletes foot Tinea cruris - Dhobi
itch or Jock itch Tinea unguium - ringworm of nails Remember: “Tinea In cognito”
is extensive ringworm infection with atypical appearance due to steroid misuse.
International Statistical Classification of Diseases and ...
... Tinea cruris Dhobi itch Groin ringworm Jock itch B35.8 Other dermatophytoses
Dermatophytosis: • disseminated • granulomatous B35.9 Dermatophytosis,
unspecified Ringworm NOS tfciil Other superficial mycoses B36.0 Pityriasis
Fritz Spiegl's Sick Notes: An Alphabetical Browsing-Book of ...
DHOBI ITCH Popular name for TINEA cruris, or RINGWORM of the crotch - a
name evocative of British colonial medicine, especially military. Hindi dhob
means washing, and a dhobi the servant engaged to wash clothes. The poor
man was ...