Definitions for exanthemɛgˈzæn θəm, ɪg-, ɛkˈsæn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•an•themɛgˈzæn θəm, ɪg-, ɛkˈsæn-(n.)

  1. an eruptive disease, esp. one attended with fever, as smallpox or measles.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of exanthem:

1650–60; < LL exanthēma < Gk exánthēma skin eruption, lit., flowering

ex•an`the•mat′ic-ˈθɛm ə təs(adj.)ex`an•them′a•tous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exanthem, exanthema, skin eruption(noun)

    eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease


  1. exanthem(Noun)

    A widespread rash usually occurring in children.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exanthem(noun)

    same as Exanthema


  1. Exanthem

    An exanthem is a widespread rash usually occurring in children. Exanthems can be caused by toxins or drugs, microorganisms, or can result from autoimmune disease. It can be contrasted with an enanthem.


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