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ru·bel·la

 (ro͞o-bĕl′ə)
n.
A mild contagious eruptive disease caused by a virus and capable of producing congenital defects in infants born to mothers infected during the first three months of pregnancy. Also called German measles.

[From Latin, neuter pl. of rubellus, red, from ruber; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

rubella

(ruːˈbɛlə)
n
(Pathology) a mild contagious viral disease, somewhat similar to measles, characterized by cough, sore throat, skin rash, and occasionally vomiting. It can cause congenital defects if caught during the first three months of pregnancy. Also called: German measles
[C19: from New Latin, from Latin rubellus reddish, from rubeus red]

ru•bel•la

(ruˈbɛl ə)

n.
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)]

ru·bel·la

(ro͞o-bĕl′ə)

rubella

A viral disease, also known as measles, that produces an irritant rash over the whole body, starting at the head. Vaccination is available against this.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rubella - a contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four daysrubella - 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
Translations

rubella

[rʊˈbelə] Nrubéola f

rubella

[ruːˈbɛlə] nrubéole f

rubella

nRöteln pl

rubella

[ruːˈbɛlə] n (Med) → rosolia

ru·bel·la

n. rubéola, sarampión alemán;
pop. Mex. pelusa, enfermedad infecciosa viral que se manifiesta con dolor de garganta, fiebre y una erupción rosácea y que puede ocasionar serios trastornos fetales si la madre la contrae durante los primeros tres meses del embarazo.

rubella

n rubéola or rubeola, sarampión m alemán
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46 percent were classified as confirmed rubella (German measles).
Although rubella virus infection usually causes a mild fever and rash illness in children and adults, infection during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester, can result in miscarriage, fetal death, stillbirth, or infants with a constellation of congenital malformations known as congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) (1).
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Thank heavens we overcame the MMR scare because Public Health England says the success of the vaccination means rubella infections are now incredibly rare - and therefore pregnant women will no longer have rubella screening in England.
RIYADH: A national program to immunize three million students against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) began throughout the Kingdom on Sunday.
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