exanthem

noun ex·an·them \ eg-ˈzan(t)-thəm , ˈek-ˌsan-ˌthem \
variants: or less commonly exanthema play \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthē-mə\

Definition of exanthem

plural exanthems also exanthemata play \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthe-mə-tə\ or exanthemas
: an eruptive disease (such as measles) or its symptomatic eruption

exanthematous

play \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthe-mə-təs\ or exanthematic play \ˌeg-ˌzan-thə-ˈma-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of exanthem

Late Latin exanthema, from Greek exanthēma, from exanthein to bloom, break out, from ex- + anthos flower — more at anthology


Medical Dictionary

exanthem

noun ex·an·them \ eg-ˈzan(t)-thəm , ˈek-ˌsan-ˌthem \
variants: or exanthema play \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthē-mə\

medical Definition of exanthem

plural exanthems also exanthemata play \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthem-ət-ə\ or exanthemas
: an eruptive disease (as measles) or its symptomatic eruption

exanthematous

play \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthem-ət-əs\ or exanthematic play \-ˌzan-thə-ˈmat-ik\ adjective

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