Origin of purpura
Examples from the Web for purpura
The doctors were astonished at my case; they say it is purpura.
Purpura rheumatica commonly begins with malaise, anorexia, debility, sometimes with mild fever.
Purpura consul (Fig. 279) is one of the large shells, and of a fine salmon colour, with brown bands and a corona of spines.The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier
They belong, mainly, to the two allied families of the Murex and the Buccinum or Purpura.History of Phoenicia|George Rawlinson
Finally, the symptoms definitely disappear, to return no more, or they pass into those of other forms of purpura.
British Dictionary definitions for purpura
Word Origin for purpura
Word Origin and History for purpura
disease characterized by purple patches on the skin, 1753, from Modern Latin, from Latin purpura "purple dye" (see purple (n.)). Related: Purpuric.