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  • adj. Resembling erysipelas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling erysipelas, or partaking of its nature.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the nature of or resembling erysipelas; accompanying or accompanied by erysipelas.


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  • The greater number of these erysipelatous cases took place in the spring, but were prolonged through the summer and during autumn.

    Of The Epidemics

  • I am induced to think it does cease13, and that it is the thin, darkish-looking fluid only, oozing from the newly-formed cracks in the heels, similar to what sometimes appears from erysipelatous blisters, which gives the disease.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • My surprise at this sudden transition from extreme sickness to health in great measure ceased when I observed that the inoculated pustule had occasioned, in this case, the common efflorescent appearance around it, and that as it approached the centre it was nearly in an erysipelatous state.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • At their first appearance they are commonly of a palish blue, or rather of a colour somewhat approaching to livid, and are surrounded by an erysipelatous inflammation.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • In calling the inflammation that is excited by the cow-pox virus erysipelatous, perhaps I may not be critically exact, but it certainly approaches near to it.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • An extensive inflammation of the erysipelatous kind appeared without any apparent cause upon the upper part of the thigh of a sucking colt, the property of Mr. Millet, a farmer at Rockhampton,

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • The greater part of them sickened on the sixth day, and were well on the seventh, but in three of the number a secondary indisposition arose in consequence of an extensive erysipelatous inflammation which appeared on the inoculated arms.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • When they were disposed to become troublesome by erysipelatous inflammation, an application of equal parts of vinegar and water always answered the desired intention.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • In all the cases under my care there have only occurred two or three which required any application, owing to erysipelatous inflammation on the arm, and they immediately yielded to it.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • However, though the variolous matter was repeatedly inserted into his arm, I found it impracticable to infect him with it; an efflorescence only, taking on an erysipelatous look about the centre, appearing on the skin near the punctured parts.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox


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