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scarlatinoid

[ skahr-luh-tee-noid, skahr-lat-n-oid ]

adjective

, Pathology.
  1. resembling scarlatina or its eruptions.


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Other Words From

  • postscar·la·tinoid adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of scarlatinoid1

First recorded in 1885–90; scarlatin(a) + -oid

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Example Sentences

Erythematous and scarlatinoid; usually no febrile disturbance, and desquamation seldom follows.

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