scarlatina

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scar·la·ti·na

 (skär′lə-tē′nə)
[New Latin (febris) scarlatina, scarlet (fever), from Italian scarlattina, feminine of scarlattino, scarlet, diminutive of scarlatto, from Persian saqirlāt; see scarlet.]

scar′la·ti′nal adj.

scarlatina

(ˌskɑːləˈtiːnə)
n
(Pathology) the technical name for scarlet fever
[C19: from New Latin, from Italian scarlattina, diminutive of scarlatto scarlet]
ˌscarlaˈtinal adj

scar•la•ti•na

(ˌskɑr ləˈti nə)

n.
2. a mild form of scarlet fever.
[1795–1805; < New Latin (febris) scarlatina scarlet fever, derivative of Medieval Latin scarlata scarlet (cloth); see scarlet, -ine1]
scar`la•ti′nal, scar•la•ti•nous (ˌskɑr ləˈti nəs, skɑrˈlæt n əs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scarlatina - an acute communicable disease (usually in children) characterized by fever and a red rashscarlatina - an acute communicable disease (usually in children) characterized by fever and a red rash
contagion, contagious disease - any disease easily transmitted by contact
Translations

scarlatina

[ˌskɑːləˈtiːnə] Nescarlatina f

scarlatina

nScharlach m

scarlatina

[ˌskɑːləˈtiːnə] n (Med) → scarlattina

scarlatina

n escarlatina
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The remedy capable of maintaining the healthy uninfectable by the miasm of scarletina, I was so fortunate as to discover.
The 1865 diary of Sydney Moore, Superintendent of Quarantine at Dunwich on Stradbroke Island, Moreton Bay, shows the growing anger and frustration of the passengers and crew of the immigrant ship Young Australia who had been quarantined for typhoid fever and scarletina.
A SCARLETINA is a rash caused by a streptococcus germ.