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Found 2 items, similar to rubella.
English → English (WordNet)
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 [syn: German measles, three-day measles
, epidemic roseola]
English → English (gcide)
Measles \Mea"sles\, n.; pl. in form, but used as singular in
senses 1, 2, & 3. [D. mazelen; akin to G. masern, pl., and E.
mazer, and orig. meaning, little spots. See Mazer.]
1. (Med.) A contagious viral febrile disorder commencing with
catarrhal symptoms, and marked by the appearance on the
third day of an eruption of distinct red circular spots,
which coalesce in a crescentic form, are slightly raised
above the surface, and after the fourth day of the
eruption gradually decline; rubeola. It is a common
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Measles commences with the ordinary symptoms of
fever. --Am. Cyc.
2. (Veter. Med.) A disease of cattle and swine in which the
flesh is filled with the embryos of different varieties of
3. A disease of trees. [Obs.]
4. pl. (Zo["o]l.) The larv[ae] of any tapeworm (T[ae]nia)
in the cysticerus stage, when contained in meat. Called
also bladder worms.
German measles A mild contagious viral disease, which may
cause birth defects if contracted by a pregnant woman
during early pregnancy; also called rubella.
rubella \ru*bel"la\, n. [NL., fr. L. rubellus reddish.] (Med.)
An acute but mild viral infection characterized by a dusky
red cutaneous eruption resembling that of measles, but
attended by only mild respiratory problems or fever; --
called also German measles. The infective virus is called
Rubella virus, or Rubivirus. If contracted by a woman
during the first several months of pregnancy, rubella may
cause serious abnormalities in the fetus.
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