Definitions for exanthemɛgˈzæn θəm, ɪg-, ɛkˈsæn-
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ex•an•themɛgˈzæn θəm, ɪg-, ɛkˈsæn-(n.)
an eruptive disease, esp. one attended with fever, as smallpox or measles.
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
exanthem, exanthema, skin eruption(noun)
eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
A widespread rash usually occurring in children.
same as Exanthema
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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