What does exanthema mean?

Definitions for exanthemaˌɛg zænˈθi mə, ˌɛk sæn-; -ˈθɛm ə tə, -ˈθi mə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exanthem, exanthema, skin eruption(noun)

    eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exanthema(noun)

    an efflorescence or discoloration of the skin; an eruption or breaking out, as in measles, smallpox, scarlatina, and the like diseases; -- sometimes limited to eruptions attended with fever

  2. Origin: [L., fr. Gr., fr. to burst forth as flowers, break out, as ulcers; , , out + 'anqei^n to bloom, 'a`nqos flower: cf. F. exanthme.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exanthema

    eks-an-thē′ma, n. one of a class of febrile diseases with distinctive eruptions on the skin, appearing at a definite period and running a recognisable course:—pl. Exanthē′mata.—adjs. Exanthemat′ic, Exanthem′atous.—ns. Exanthematol′ogy; Exanthē′sis, the appearing of an exanthema. [Gr.,—ex, out, antheein, to blossom.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Exanthema

    Diseases in which skin eruptions or rashes are a prominent manifestation. Classically, six such diseases were described with similar rashes; they were numbered in the order in which they were reported. Only the fourth (Duke's disease), fifth (ERYTHEMA INFECTIOSUM), and sixth (EXANTHEMA SUBITUM) numeric designations survive as occasional synonyms in current terminology.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exanthema in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exanthema in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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