[eg-zan-thuh m, ig-, ek-san-]
- an eruptive disease, especially one attended with fever, as smallpox or measles.
Origin of exanthem
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Examples from the Web for exanthem
Upon its subsidence the exanthem of the disease as a rule promptly appears.
The exanthem was of a hemorrhagic character, and the intervening skin was red and the face swollen.
According to Thomas, the disease at times immediately follows the exanthem, and reaches a fatal issue in a few days or weeks.