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exanthema


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exanthema  \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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