exanthematous

exanthem

[eg-zan-thuhm, ig-, ek-san-]
noun Pathology.
an eruptive disease, especially one attended with fever, as smallpox or measles.

Origin:
1650–60; < Late Latin exanthēma < Greek exánthēma skin eruption, breaking forth, literally, a bursting into flower, equivalent to ex- ex-3 + anthē- (verbid stem of antheîn to blossom; see antho-) + -ma noun suffix

exanthematic [eg-zan-thuh-mat-ik, ek-san-] , exanthematous [eg-zan-them-uh-tuhs, ek-san-] , adjective
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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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