Roseola meaning

rō-zēə-lə, rōzē-ōlə
A rose-colored skin rash, sometimes occurring with diseases such as measles, syphilis, or scarlet fever.
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Any rose-colored rash.
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A condition or disease causing such a rash; specif., rubella.
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A rose-colored skin rash, sometimes occurring with diseases such as measles, syphilis, or scarlet fever.
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(pathology) Any rosy rash that occurs with various fevers, especially that occurring with a mild disease of early infancy that resembles measles.
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(pathology) German measles.
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Origin of roseola

  • New Latin from diminutive of Latin roseus rosy from rosa rose

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From New Latin, from diminutive of Latin rosa (“a rose").

    From Wiktionary