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Meaning of SCARLATINA

Pronunciation:  `skârlu'teenu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an acute communicable disease (usually in children) characterized by fever and a red rash
 

SCARLATINA is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: scarlet fever
 
 See Also: contagion, contagious disease

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scar`la*ti"na\, n. [NL.: cf. F. scarlatine. See
{Scarlet}.] (Med.)
Scarlet fever. -- {Scar`la*ti"nal}, a. -- {Scar*lat"i*nous}
(# or #), a.

 

 

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