erysipelas erysipelas

Definition(s):

  • (n) an acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes

Usage(s):

  1. In the American Medical Association Journal they pointed out that Streptococcus haemolyticus belongs to the family of germs which cause scarlet fever and erysipelas.
  2. Though doctors can cure a growing list of bacterial diseasespneumonia, meningitis, streptococcic infections, erysipelas, childbed fever, gonorrhea, etc.
  3. Prodigiosus toxin fortifies the action of erysipelas toxin.

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