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Koplik's spots

[kop-liks]
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plural noun
  1. (in measles) small pale spots with reddish rims that appear on the lips and mucous membranes inside the cheeks before the skin eruption takes place.
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Origin of Koplik's spots

1895–1900; named after Henry Koplik (1858–1927), U.S. pediatrician
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koplik's spots in Medicine

Koplik's spots

(kŏplĭks)
pl.n.
  1. Small red spots on the mucous membrane of the cheek, with a minute bluish-white speck in the center, regarded as symptomatic of measles.
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