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scarlatina

noun scar·la·ti·na \ˌskär-lə-ˈtē-nə\

Definition of SCARLATINA

scar·la·ti·nal \-ˈtē-nəl\ adjective

Origin of SCARLATINA

New Latin, from Medieval Latin scarlata scarlet
First Known Use: 1771
Medical Dictionary

scarlatina

noun scar·la·ti·na \ˌskär-lə-ˈtē-nə\

Medical Definition of SCARLATINA

scar·la·ti·nal \-ˈtēn-əl\ adjective

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