ex anthemata

exanthema

[eg-zan-thee-muh, ek-san-]
noun, plural exanthemata [eg-zan-them-uh-tuh, -thee-muh-] , exanthemas.

Origin:
1650–60

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exanthema or exanthem (ˌɛksænˈθiːmə, ɛkˈsænθəm)
 
n , pl -themata, -themas, -thems
a skin eruption or rash occurring as a symptom in a disease such as measles or scarlet fever
 
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek, from exanthein to burst forth, from anthein to blossom, from anthos flower]
 
exanthem or exanthem (ˌɛksænˈθiːmə, ɛkˈsænθəm, -ˈθiːmətə)
 
n
 
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek, from exanthein to burst forth, from anthein to blossom, from anthos flower]
 
exanthematous or exanthem
 
adj
 
exanthematic or exanthem
 
adj

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exanthema ex·an·the·ma (ěg'zān-thē'mə) or ex·an·them (ĭg-zān'thəm)
n.

  1. A skin eruption occurring as a symptom of an acute viral or coccal disease.

  2. A disease, such as measles or scarlet fever, accompanied by a skin eruption.


ex·an'the·mat'ic (ĭg-zān'-thə-māt'ĭk) or ex'an·them'a·tous (ěg'zān-thěm'ə-təs) adj.
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