Origin of exanthema
First recorded in 1650–60
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In pharyngitis and laryngitis when associated with exanthemata.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Horsepox is also frequently mistaken for the exanthemata attending some forms of venereal disease in horses.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
But there is also more evidence of use from air purifiers than in the exanthemata.
The clothes should be baked, steeped, and washed, as in the exanthemata.
But of these the Greeks do not appear to have treated under any other name than exanthemata.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)
- a skin eruption or rash occurring as a symptom in a disease such as measles or scarlet fever
C17: via Late Latin from Greek, from exanthein to burst forth, from anthein to blossom, from anthos flower
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- A skin eruption occurring as a symptom of an acute viral or coccal disease.
- A disease, such as measles or scarlet fever, accompanied by a skin eruption.
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