roseola

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n roseola any red eruption of the skin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Roseola (med) A rose-colored efflorescence upon the skin, occurring in circumscribed patches of little or no elevation and often alternately fading and reviving; also, an acute specific disease which is characterized by an eruption of this character; -- called also rose rash.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n roseola In pathology, a kind of rash or rose-colored efflorescence, mostly symptomatic, occurring in connection with different febrile complaints. Also called rose-rash and scarlet rash.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Roseola rō-zē′ō-la a rash of rose-coloured patches.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., dim. of L. rosa, a rose

Usage

In literature:

Eczema, roseola, elephantiasis, presented a long array of doleful victims.
"Lourdes From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
Eczema, roseola, elephantiasis, presented a long array of doleful victims.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
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In news:

What's Going Around: walking pneumonia, roseola, chicken pox .
What's Going Around: walking pneumonia, roseola, chicken pox.
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