Definición de erysipelas en inglés:

erysipelas

Saltos de línea: ery¦sip|elas
Pronunciación: /ˌɛrɪˈsɪpɪləs
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Medicine
An acute, sometimes recurrent disease caused by a bacterial infection, characterized by large raised red patches on the skin.
  • This is caused by Streptococcus pyogenes, a Gram-positive coccus
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Common skin infections include cellulitis, erysipelas, impetigo, folliculitis, and furuncles and carbuncles.
  • It was this analogy that drove him on to study cholera, anthrax, erysipelas and finally rabies, culminating in the development of the rabies vaccine.
  • Billroth, a German surgeon, is credited with first identifying, in 1874, streptococci isolated from a patient with erysipelas, which was a very common disease in that time, but rare today.

Origen

late Middle English: via Latin from Greek erusipelas; perhaps related to eruthros 'red' and pella 'skin'.

Definición de erysipelas en:

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día fioritura
Pronunciación: fɪˌɔːrɪˈt(j)ʊərə
noun
an embellishment of a melody...