Definition of Roseola infantum

1. Noun. A viral disease of infants and young children; characterized by abrupt high fever and mild sore throat; a few days later there is a faint pinkish rash that lasts for a few hours to a few days.

Exact synonyms: Exanthema Subitum, Pseudorubella, Roseola Infantilis
Generic synonyms: Disease



Medical Definition of Roseola infantum

1. The full name for Roseola. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roseola Infantum

rosemaloes
rosemaries
rosemaryite
rosemarylike
rosenbergite
rosenbuschite
rosenhahnite
rosenmuller's organ
rosenzweig picture-frustration study
roseo-
roseocobaltic
roseola
roseola infantilis
roseola infantum (current term)
roseolae
roseolar
roseolas
roseolous
roseolovirus
roseolovirus infections
rosepetal
rosepetals
roseries
roseroot
roseroots
rosery
roses
roseslug

Literary usage of Roseola infantum

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1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"roseola infantum (exanthem subitum), a disease of infants, is not to be confused with rubella. The symptoms consist of high fever and often convulsions, ..."

2. Treatise on the Diseases of Infancy and Childhoodby Job Lewis Smith by Job Lewis Smith (1876)
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