roseola

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See also: roséola

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from diminutive of Latin rosa (a rose).

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  • IPA(key): /ɹə(ʊ)ˈziːələ/, /ˌɹəʊzɪˈəʊlə/
  • Hyphenation: ro‧se‧o‧la

Noun[edit]

roseola (countable and uncountable, plural roseolas or roseolae)

  1. (pathology) A rosy rash occurring in measles, typhoid fever, syphilis and some other diseases.
  2. (medicine) The common name for roseola infantum.
  3. (medicine) German measles.

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