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Meaning of EXANTHEMA

Pronunciation:  `egzan'theemu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
 

EXANTHEMA is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: exanthem, skin eruption
 
 See Also: eruption

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`an*the"ma\, n.; pl. {Exanthemata}. [L., fr. Gr.?,
fr.? to burst forth as flowers, break out, as ulcers; ?, ?,
out + ? to bloom, ? flower: cf. F. exanth[`e]me.] (Med.)
An efflorescence or discoloration of the skin; an eruption or
breaking out, as in measles, smallpox, scarlatina, and the
like diseases; -- sometimes limited to eruptions attended
with fever. --Dunglison.

 

 

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