Origin of scarlatina
Examples from the Web for scarlatinal
Joint lesions are comparatively common in scarlet fever, and were formerly described as scarlatinal rheumatism.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Ophthalmias and scarlatinal malignant sore-throats were common at the same time.
There can be no question that milk, or cream, has been the vehicle of scarlatinal infection.
Even at present it is not unusual to hear of scarlatinal or gonorrheal or influenzal rheumatism.Psychotherapy
James J. Walsh
The scarlatinal poison is that regarding which the greatest number of observations has been made.
- the technical name for scarlet fever
Word Origin and History for scarlatinal
1803, from Modern Latin scarlatina (Sydenham, 1676), from Italian scarlattina (Lancelotti, 1527), fem. of scarlattino (adj.), diminutive of scarlatto "scarlet" (see scarlet). It is a synonym for scarlet fever, not a milder form of it. Related: Scarlattinal.