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ru·be·o·la

 (ro͞o-bē′ə-lə, ro͞o′bē-ō′lə)
n.

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

ru·be′o·lar adj.

rubeola

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

mea•sles

(ˈmi zəlz)

n.
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.
2.
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
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rubeola

n (form) sarampión m