Words nearby erysipelas
Origin of erysipelas
OTHER WORDS FROM erysipelaser·y·si·pel·a·tous [er-uh-si-pel-uh-tuh s, eer-] /ˌɛr ə sɪˈpɛl ə təs, ˌɪər-/, adjectivepseu·do·er·y·si·pel·a·tous, adjective
Examples from the Web for erysipelas
Erysipelas is generally symptomatic of a debilitated or bad constitution.
The day after the conference just narrated, Mr. Morton, who was subject to erysipelas, had taken a little cooling medicine.Night and Morning, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It is indeed this swelling which gives to erysipelas of the head and face its peculiar physiognomy.
It is not without significance that there may be an element of erysipelas in such cases.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
Erysipelas is an acute, contagious disease, characterized by a peculiar form of inflammation of the skin.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern