German measles

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German measles

n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)

German measles

(Pathology) (functioning as singular) a nontechnical name for rubella


(ruˈbɛl ə)

a usu. mild infection caused by a togavirus of the genus Rubivirus, characterized by fever, cough, and a fine red rash: may cause fetal damage if contracted during pregnancy.
Also called German measles.
[1880–85; < New Latin, n. use of neuter pl. of Latin rubellus reddish, derivative of ruber red (see castle)]

Ger·man measles

A contagious disease caused by a virus in which symptoms, such as skin rash and fever, are usually mild. German measles can cause congenital defects if contracted by a woman during early pregnancy. Also called rubella.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.German measles - a contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four daysGerman measles - 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
measles, morbilli, rubeola - an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children
الحَصْبَه الألْمانيَّهحصبة ألمانية
røde hunde
röda hund
bệnh sởi Đức

German measles



(ˈmiːzlz) noun singular
an infectious disease accompanied by red spots on the skin. People usually get measles in childhood.
German ˈmeasles noun
a mild infectious disease with symptoms of tiny red spots on the body, fever and cough.

German measles

حصبة ألمانية zarděnky røde hunde Röteln ερυθρά rubeola vihurirokko rubéole rubeola rosolia 風疹 풍진 rodehond røde hunder różyczka rubéola краснуха röda hund หัดเยอรมัน kızamıkçık bệnh sởi Đức 风疹

Ger·man mea·sles

n. rubéola; pop. sarampión de tres días, infección viral benigna muy contagiosa en los niños de 3 a 10 años. Puede causar trastornos serios en el desarrollo del feto al contraerla la madre;
___ vaccinationvacunación antirubeólica.
References in classic literature ?
Mumps one pound, that is what I have put down, but I daresay it will be more like thirty shillings -- don't speak -- measles one five, German measles half a guinea, makes two fifteen six -- don't waggle your finger -- whooping-cough, say fifteen shillings" -- and so on it went, and it added up differently each time; but at last Wendy just got through, with mumps reduced to twelve six, and the two kinds of measles treated as one.
To the birds this was a very poor reason, but the older ones felt grateful to him at this time because he had nursed a number of fledglings through the German measles, and they offered to show him how birds fly a kite.
Germany will have to pay for all treatment of German Measles, and Spain ditto for Spanish Flu.
A woman who has had German measles, or been vaccinated against it, has developed antibodies to the virus and an infection cannot harm her baby.
The government was already working towards eliminating measles by 2015 and rubella, also known as German measles and ' Kala azar' or black fever, by 2015.
Supply of sets of kits to detect regular & German measles by means of trays.
Attacks of meningitis and German measles as a child left him in a wheelchair.
At a public appearance, she met a GI who had slipped out of quarantine with German measles to attend.
The number of cases of rubella - or German measles - have also increased.
The number of cases of rubella - known as German measles - have also increased.
The conference will discuss a host of health issues including the latest efforts in the fight against non-communicable diseases, health care quality, patient safety, psychological health, eradication of measles and German measles (rubella) and the development of GCC health cadres and other issues, according to a report of Qatar News Agency (QNA).