- a kind of rose-colored rash.
Origin of roseola
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Historical Examples of roseola
Erythema, or roseola as it is differently called, is apt to present itself about the second or third week76 after birth.
Rose′-quartz, a transparent quartz; Rose′-rash (see Roseola).
Roseola claims that Tiffany makes a right smart of her brother, and sets a heap by him.
Eczema, roseola, elephantiasis, presented a long array of doleful victims.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
Before medication had had time to make any impression on the disease, roseola appeared.The Electric Bath
George M. Schweig
- a feverish condition of young children that lasts for some five days during the last two of which the patient has a rose-coloured rash. It is caused by the human herpes virus
- any red skin eruption or rash
Word Origin for roseola
- A rose-colored skin rash, sometimes occurring with diseases such as measles, syphilis, or scarlet fever.