impetigo

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English

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin impetīgō, from impetĕre (literally to rush upon, assail, attack).

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impetigo (plural impetigos or impetigoes or impetigines)

  1. (pathology) A contagious bacterial skin disease forming pustules and yellow crusty sores, chiefly on the face and hands. It is common in children and infection is often through cuts or insect bites.
    Synonym: school sores

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Dutch

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin impetīgō.

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impetigo m (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) impetigo
    Synonym: krentenbaard

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Latin

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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impetō +‎ -īgō

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Noun

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impetīgō f (genitive impetīginis); third declension

  1. impetigo

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative impetīgō impetīginēs
Genitive impetīginis impetīginum
Dative impetīginī impetīginibus
Accusative impetīginem impetīginēs
Ablative impetīgine impetīginibus
Vocative impetīgō impetīginēs

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Portuguese

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin impetīgō. Doublet of impigem.

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  • Hyphenation: im‧pe‧ti‧go

Noun

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impetigo m (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) impetigo (contagious bacterial skin disease)

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French impétigo, from Latin impetīgō.

Noun

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impetigo n (uncountable)

  1. impetigo

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