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 (ro͞o-bē′ə-lə, ro͞o′bē-ō′lə)

[From Latin, neuter pl. diminutive of rubeus, red; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

ru·be′o·lar adj.


(Pathology) technical name for measles Compare rubella
[C17: from New Latin, from Latin rubeus reddish, from ruber red]
ruˈbeolar adj


(ˈmi zəlz)

1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a. an acute infectious disease caused by a paramyxovirus, characterized by small red spots, fever, and coldlike symptoms, usu. occurring in childhood; rubeola.
b. any of certain other eruptive diseases, esp. rubella.
a. a disease mostly of domestic swine caused by tapeworm larvae in the flesh.
b. the larvae.
[1275–1325; alter. of maseles (pl.), probably < Middle Dutch masel; akin to German Masern measles, pl. of Maser speck]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rubeola - an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rashrubeola - an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children
contagion, contagious disease - any disease easily transmitted by contact
epidemic roseola, German measles, rubella, three-day 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


n (form) sarampión m
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Upon request, the selected Respondent(s) will provide MCH with copies of these documents, as well as verification of health examinations, including Rubella Titre, Rubeola, Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) results, Influenza vaccination, and the Hepatitis B vaccination or declination.
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5%) BCG, Bacillus de Calmette y Guerin; SABIN, anti poliomelitis, TRIPLE VIRAL, anti Rubeola, Parotiditis y Sarampion; DPT+HB+HiB, anti Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Clostridium tetani, Bordetellapertussis, Haemophilus influenzae tipo b y el virus de la Hepatitis B; DPT, anti C.
Rubeola virus (measles and subacute sclerosing panencephalitis) [Chapter 227].
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This law required vaccines for all children entering school and covered six diseases: diphtheria, polio, rubeola, rubella, tetanus and pertussis.
Measles, also known as morbilli, English measles, or rubeola is an extremely infectious viral disease that affects the skin, respiratory and immune system.