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eruption

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noun erup·tion \i-ˈrəp-shən\

Medical Definition of eruption

  1. 1:  an act, process, or instance of erupting <the eruption of the tooth from the gum>; specifically :  the breaking out of an exanthem or enanthem on the skin or mucous membrane (as in measles)

  2. 2:  something produced by an act or process of erupting: asa:  the condition of the skin or mucous membrane caused by eruptingb:  one of the lesions (as a pustule) constituting this condition





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