Definition of pemphigoid in English:

pemphigoid

noun

Medicine
  • A skin disease resembling pemphigus, chiefly affecting elderly people.

    • ‘He has made important contributions in autoantibody-mediated disease in pemphigus and pemphigoid.’
    • ‘Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune disease that typically occurs in older patients.’
    • ‘Like pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris usually affects older patients.’
    • ‘Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune skin disorder characterized by subepidermal blistering that results in large, tense bullae.’
    • ‘Bullous pemphigoid is a blistering disease that is not pruritic.’

Pronunciation:

pemphigoid

/ˈpem(p)fəˌɡoid/