erysipelas

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐρυσίπελας (erusípelas).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛɹɪˈsɪpələs/

Noun[edit]

erysipelas (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) severe skin disease caused by streptococcus infection in surface and surrounding tissue, marked by continued spreading inflammation

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