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morbilli

[mawr-bil-ahy] /mɔrˈbɪl aɪ/
noun, (used with a singular verb) Pathology
1.
measles (def 1).
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Medieval Latin, plural of morbillus pustule, equivalent to Latin morb(us) sickness + -illus diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for morbilli

morbilli

/mɔːˈbɪlaɪ/
noun
1.
a technical name for measles
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin morbillus pustule, diminutive of Latin morbus illness
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morbilli in Medicine

morbilli mor·bil·li (môr-bĭl'ī)
pl.n.
Measles; rubeola.

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