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Meaning of ROSEOLA

Pronunciation:  row'zeeulu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any red eruption of the skin
 

ROSEOLA is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: efflorescence, rash, skin rash
 
 See Also: eruption, heat rash, hives, miliaria, nettle rash, prickly heat, urticaria, urtication

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ro*se"o*la\, n. [NL., dim. of L. rosa a rose.] (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}. -- {Ro*se"o*lous}, a.

 

 

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