Origin of rubeola
1670–80; < New Latin, noun use of neuter plural of rūbeolus, equivalent to Latin rūbe(us), rōbeus red + -olus -ole1
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Measles or Rubeola is an exanthematous or eruptive contagious form of children's disease.Valere Aude
Occupying quite a different position from the measles induced by reinfection from without are the so-called relapses of rubeola.
Monti has recorded ten cases of rubeola in children under two months of age.
C17: from New Latin, from Latin rubeus reddish, from ruber red
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