scarlatina

noun scar·la·ti·na \ ˌskär-lə-ˈtē-nə \

Definition of scarlatina

scarlatinal

play \ˌskär-lə-ˈtē-nᵊl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of scarlatina

New Latin, from Medieval Latin scarlata scarlet


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scarlatina

noun scar·la·ti·na \ ˌskär-lə-ˈtē-nə \

medical Definition of scarlatina

scarlatinal

play \-ˈtēn-ᵊl\ adjective

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