roseola infantum

roseola infantum
noun
a viral disease of infants and young children; characterized by abrupt high fever and mild sore throat; a few days later there is a faint pinkish rash that lasts for a few hours to a few days
Hypernyms: ↑disease

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noun
see roseola 2

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