Dictionary.com

exanthema subitum

[ sōōbĭ-təm ]
Save This Word!

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

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
  • This contagious disease is called coital exanthema or vesicular exanthema, and is more or less prevalent on the Continent.

    Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
Learning At Home Just Got Easier!