Tet"ter (?), n. [OE. teter, AS. teter, tetr; akin to G. zitter, zittermal, OHG. zittaroch, Skr. dadru, dadruka, a sort of skin disease. 63, 240.] Med.

A vesicular disease of the skin; herpes. See Herpes.

Honeycomb tetter Med., favus. -- Moist tetter Med., eczema. -- Scaly tetter Med., psoriasis. Tetter berry Bot., the white bryony.

 

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Tet"ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tettered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Tettering.]

To affect with tetter.

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