rubeola

[ roo-bee-uh-luh, roo-bee-oh-luh ]
/ ruˈbi ə lə, ˌru biˈoʊ lə /
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noun Pathology.

Origin of rubeola

1670–80; < New Latin, noun use of neuter plural of rūbeolus, equivalent to Latin rūbe(us), rōbeus red + -olus -ole1
Related formsru·be·o·lar, adjectivepost·ru·be·o·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rubeola

rubeola

/ (ruːˈbiːələ) /

noun

technical name for measles Compare rubella
Derived Formsrubeolar, adjective

Word Origin for rubeola

C17: from New Latin, from Latin rubeus reddish, from ruber red
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Medicine definitions for rubeola

rubeola

[ rōō-bēə-lə, rōō′bē-ōlə ]

n.

measles
Related formsru•beo•lar adj.
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Science definitions for rubeola

rubeola

[ rōō-bēə-lə, rōō′bē-ōlə ]

See measles.
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Culture definitions for rubeola

rubeola

[ (rooh-bee-uh-luh, rooh-bee-oh-luh) ]

See measles.

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