erythema migrans

noun erythema mi·grans \ -ˈmī-grənz \
variants: or erythema chronicum migrans play \-ˌkrä-nə-kəm-\
Updated on: 10 May 2018

Definition of erythema migrans

: a red spreading annular skin lesion that is an early symptom of Lyme disease and that develops at the site of the bite of a tick (such as the deer tick) infected with the causative spirochete

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Origin and Etymology of erythema migrans

New Latin, literally, (chronic) migrating erythema


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erythema migrans

noun

medical Definition of erythema migrans

: a spreading annular erythematous skin lesion that is an early symptom of Lyme disease and that develops at the site of the bite of a tick (as the deer tick) infected with the causative spirochete called also erythema chronicum migrans

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