noun stroph·u·lus \ˈsträfyələs\

Definition of strophulus



  1. :  a rash in infants marked by red or sometimes whitish papules surrounded by reddish halos and popularly associated with teething distress —called also red gum, tooth rash

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Origin and Etymology of strophulus

New Latin, from Greek strophos twisted band — more at strophe

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to criticize severely

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