Definition of Scarlatina

1. Noun. An acute communicable disease (usually in children) characterized by fever and a red rash.

Exact synonyms: Scarlet Fever
Generic synonyms: Contagion, Contagious Disease



Definition of Scarlatina

1. n. Scarlet fever.

Definition of Scarlatina

1. Noun. (pathology) scarlet fever ¹

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Definition of Scarlatina

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Scarlatina

1. An acute illness, characterised by a reddish skin rash, which is caused by a systemic infection with the bacterium Streptococcus pyogenes. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scarlatina

scarificators
scarified
scarifier
scarifiers
scarifies
scarify
scarifying
scarifyingly
scarily
scariness
scarinesses
scaring
scaringly
scariose
scarious
scarlatina (current term)
scarlatina haemorrhagica
scarlatina latens
scarlatina maligna
scarlatina rheumatica
scarlatina simplex
scarlatinal
scarlatinal nephritis
scarlatinas
scarlatinella
scarlatiniform
scarlatiniform erythema
scarlatinoid
scarlatinous
scarless

Literary usage of Scarlatina

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"Eosino- philes are more rare in scarlatina, c. In the scarlatiniform erythema abnormal forms are encountered which are absent in scarlatina. ..."

2. On Diseases of the Skin by Erasmus Wilson (1857)
"scarlatina is an acute inflammation of the tegumentary investment of the entire ... The varieties of scarlatina, which are merely modifications in degree of ..."

3. A History of Epidemics in Britain by Charles Creighton (1894)
"scarlatina since the beginning of Registration, 1837. The first returns of the causes of death under the new Registration Act happened to correspond with a ..."

4. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1893)
"COW scarlatina AGAIN. IT is probable that there are very few readers of this Journal who think it worth while to seriously discuss whether the disease ..."

5. Journal of the American Medical Association by American Medical Association (1890)
"and in the one instance in which scarlatina occurred after the epidemic ... Sometimes in scarlatina ulcers occur upon the tongue, cheeks and gums, ..."

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