from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A skin eruption accompanying certain infectious diseases.
  • n. A disease, such as measles or scarlet fever, accompanied by a skin eruption.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of exanthem.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any diffuse or multiple affection of the skin marked by inflammation or simple hyperemia, or by effusion of lymph, or excessive exfoliation of epidermis, but usually restricted to skin-affections belonging to zymotic fevers. Also exanthem.
  • n. A zymotic fever of which a skin-affection is normally one of the symptoms, as scarlatina or measles.
  • n. In botany, same as die-back.

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

  • n. eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Late Latin exanthēma, from Greek, eruption, from exanthein, to burst forth : ex-, ex- + anthein, to blossom (from anthos, flower).


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