exanthem


ex·an·them

noun \eg-ˈzan(t)-thəm, ˈek-ˌsan-ˌthem\
plural ex·an·thems also ex·an·them·a·ta\ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthe-mə-tə\ or ex·an·themas

Definition of EXANTHEM

:  an eruptive disease (as measles) or its symptomatic eruption
ex·an·them·a·tous \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthe-mə-təs\ or ex·an·the·mat·ic \-ˌzan-thə-ˈma-tik\ adjective

Variants of EXANTHEM

ex·an·them also ex·an·the·ma \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthē-mə\

Origin of EXANTHEM

Late Latin exanthema, from Greek exanthēma, from exanthein to bloom, break out, from ex- + anthos flower — more at anthology
First Known Use: 1656

ex·an·them

noun \eg-ˈzan(t)-thəm, ˈek-ˌsan-ˌthem\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ex·an·thems also ex·an·them·a·ta \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthem-ət-ə\ or ex·an·themas

Medical Definition of EXANTHEM

: an eruptive disease (as measles) or its symptomatic eruption
ex·an·them·a·tous \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthem-ət-əs\ or ex·an·the·mat·ic \-ˌzan-thə-ˈmat-ik\ adjective

Variants of EXANTHEM

ex·an·them or ex·an·the·ma \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthē-mə\

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