Definition of erythrogenic in English:

erythrogenic

Line breaks: erythro|gen¦ic
Pronunciation: /ɪˌrɪθrə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk
 
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adjective

Medicine
  • (Of a bacterial toxin) causing inflammation and reddening of the skin: erythrogenic toxin is responsible for the rash of scarlet fever
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    • The pyrogenic exotoxins, also known as erythrogenic toxins, are responsible for the rash of scarlet fever.
    • Investigators substantiated the role of erythrogenic toxins in the pathogenesis of scarlet fever by demonstrating that antitoxin antisera decreased both the morbidity and mortality associated with this disease.
    • Most common between one and 10 years of age, scarlet fever usually follows an acute infection of the tonsils or skin by group A beta-hemolytic streptococci that produce an erythrogenic exotoxin.

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