exanthema subitum

[sōōbĭ-təm]

n.

A viral disease affecting infants and young children, characterized by a fever that lasts several days and a spotty rash that appears shortly after the fever has subsided.roseola infantum sixth disease

Nearby words

  1. examplar,
  2. example,
  3. exanimate,
  4. exanthem,
  5. exanthema,
  6. exaptation,
  7. exaptive,
  8. exarate,
  9. exarch,
  10. exarchate


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