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