strophulus

[ strof-yuh-luh s ]
/ ˈstrɒf yə ləs /

noun Pathology.

a papular eruption of the skin, especially in infants, occurring in several forms and usually harmless.

Origin of strophulus

1800–10; < New Latin < Greek stróph(os) twine + Latin -ulus -ule
Also called red gum, tooth rash.
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Medicine definitions for strophulus

strophulus
[ strŏfyə-ləs ]

n.

heat rash
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