Medical Dictionary


noun erup·tion \i-ˈrəp-shən\

Medical Definition of ERUPTION

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