Origin of erysipelas
OTHER WORDS FROM erysipelaser·y·si·pel·a·tous [er-uh-si-pel-uh-tuhs, eer-], /ˌɛr ə sɪˈpɛl ə təs, ˌɪər-/, adjectivepseu·do·er·y·si·pel·a·tous, adjective
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How to use erysipelas in a sentence
He was threatened with erysipelas, and there was a rather critical inflammation of the left eye.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The small muscles of both his arms were ruptured, and a subsequent attack of erysipelas put his life in jeopardy.Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh|George W. Foote
Simple Erysipelas only affects the surface, with redness and smarting.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art|B. L. Hill
Should erysipelas develop on a very young baby it is very important that he should be removed at once from the mother.
Erysipelas is a much-dreaded disease which is the result of infection with the blood-poisoning germ—streptococcus.