German measles love

Definitions

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  • n. Rubella

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mild contagious viral disease, which may cause birth defects if contracted by a pregnant woman during early pregnancy; also called rubella.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four days; can be damaging to a fetus during the first trimester

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Examples

  • Ken Mattingly, the originalApollo 13 astronaut who was exposed to German measles and replaced at the last moment, was still with NASA and at the table.

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  • Visions ofApollo 13 and Ken Mattingly’s removal from that mission because of an exposure to German measles aroused my paranoia to insane levels.

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