roseola

roseola

[roh-zee-uh-luh, roh-zee-oh-luh]
noun Pathology.
1.
a kind of rose-colored rash.

Origin:
1810–20; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Latin rose(us) rose-colored + -ola -ole1

roseolar, adjective
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roseola (rəʊˈziːələ)
 
n
1.  a feverish condition of young children that lasts for some five days during the last two of which the patient has a rose-coloured rash. It is caused by the human herpes virus
2.  any red skin eruption or rash
 
[C19: from New Latin, diminutive of Latin roseus rosy]
 
ro'seolar
 
adj

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roseola ro·se·o·la (rō-zē'ə-lə, rō'zē-ō'lə)
n.
A rose-colored skin rash, sometimes occurring with diseases such as measles, syphilis, or scarlet fever.

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