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black measles

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noun Pathology.
  1. a severe form of measles characterized by dark, hemorrhagic eruptions.
Also called hemorrhagic measles.
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British Dictionary definitions for black measles

black measles

pl n
  1. (often functioning as singular) a severe form of measles characterized by dark eruptions caused by bleeding under the skin
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black measles in Medicine

black measles

n.
  1. A severe form of measles characterized by dark, hemorrhagic skin eruptions.hemorrhagic measles
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