tooth rash

noun Pathology. Unabridged


noun Pathology.
a papular eruption of the skin, especially in infants, occurring in several forms and usually harmless.
Also called red gum, tooth rash.

1800–10; < Neo-Latin < Greek stróph(os) twine + Latin -ulus -ule Unabridged
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strophulus stroph·u·lus (strŏf'yə-ləs)
See heat rash.

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