morbilli morbilli

Definition(s):

  • (n) an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children

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Usage(s):

  • Laboratory tests revealed that it is a strain of morbilli, the same type of virus -- similar to the cause of canine distemper and human measles -- that killed some 20,000 North Sea .
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