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roseola

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noun ro·se·o·la \ˌrō-zē-ˈō-lə, rō-ˈzē-ə-lə\

Definition of roseola

  1. :  a rose-colored eruption in spots or a disease marked by such an eruption; especially :  roseola infantum

ro·se·o·lar play \-lər\ adjective


Origin of roseola

New Latin, from Latin roseus rosy, from rosa rose


First Known Use: circa 1818


Medical Dictionary

roseola

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noun ro·se·o·la \ˌrō-zē-ˈō-lə, rō-ˈzē-ə-lə\

Medical Definition of roseola

  1. :  a rose-colored eruption in spots or a disease marked by such an eruption; especially :  roseola infantum

  2. ro·se·o·lar \-lər\play adjective




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