- singular of measles(def 3).
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Examples from the Web for measle
Fly only waked once in the night, and asked in a drowsy tone, "Have I got a measle?"Prudy Keeping House
I drop my head on my breast, and it is like when I am little and the measle go in.The Skeleton On Round Island
Mary Hartwell Catherwood
In the measle form the parasite may occur in any organ of the body, but is mostly found in the muscles and subcutaneous tissue.
In regard to the measle itself, I spoke of it as smaller than the common pork measle.
We become the host or bearer of the measle by swallowing the fully-developed eggs of the Tnia solium.