German measles

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German measles

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

(Pathology) (functioning as singular) a nontechnical name for rubella
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(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)]
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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.
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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
morbilli, rubeola - an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children
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الحَصْبَه الألْمانيَّهحصبة ألمانية
røde hunde
röda hund
bệnh sởi Đức

German measles

Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(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.
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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
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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.
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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.
Measles is a highly contagious infectious ailment with symptoms developing more than 10 days after exposure, while German measles, also known as rubella, can cause birth defects.
MMR is a safe and effective combined vaccine that protects against three separate illnesses - measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) - in a single injection.
"The MMR vaccine was developed in the 1960s and tested in tens of thousands of children to provide immunity against measles disease, mumps, and German measles - a highly effective vaccine that gives lifelong immunity, and it does a very nice job of really making these diseases so rare that most parents have never seen a case of any one of the three," says Jacobson.
In general, there are two types of measles: Ordinary measles (rubeola) and German measles (Rubella).
Immunization prevents an estimated 2 to 3 million deaths every year, protecting children from diphtheria, measles, pertussis (whooping cough), pneumonia, polio, rotavirus diarrhea, rubella (German measles) and tetanus.
They are responsible to control many infectious diseases that were once common around the world, including smallpox, polio, measles, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), rubella (German measles), mumps, tetanus, and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib).
2015 - German measles is officially eradicated from North and South America.
Mehrez was going to take part in the national campaign of vaccines for families against German measles but then she was requested to join a mobile clinic in the Qantara Gharb area of Ismailia.
MMR which stands for measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) is a vaccination that has already been scheduled for children in schools across Dubai.