What does exanthema mean?

Definitions for exanthema
ˌɛg zænˈθi mə, ˌɛk sæn-; -ˈθɛm ə tə, -ˈθi mə-ex·an·the·ma

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exanthem, exanthema, skin eruptionnoun

    eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease


  1. exanthema

    Exanthema is a medical term that refers to a widespread rash or skin eruption that appears on the outside of the body, often as a response to a systemic infection or disease. This condition often characterizes itself with red bumps or blotchy spots and is commonly associated with diseases like chickenpox, measles, or scarlet fever.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exanthemanoun

    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. Etymology: [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.

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  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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