Origin of scarlatina
Examples from the Web for scarlatinal
Scarlatinal diphtheria used for the same purpose had the same effect.
Ophthalmias and scarlatinal malignant sore-throats were common at the same time.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
The scarlatinal poison is that regarding which the greatest number of observations has been made.
Even at present it is not unusual to hear of scarlatinal or gonorrheal or influenzal rheumatism.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
Joint lesions are comparatively common in scarlet fever, and were formerly described as scarlatinal rheumatism.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for scarlatinal
Word Origin for scarlatina
Word Origin and History for scarlatinal
1803, from Modern Latin scarlatina (Sydenham, 1676), from Italian scarlattina (Lancelotti, 1527), fem. of scarlattino (adj.), diminutive of scarlatto "scarlet" (see scarlet). It is a synonym for scarlet fever, not a milder form of it. Related: Scarlattinal.