Definition of rubella in English:
A contagious viral disease, with symptoms like mild measles. It can cause fetal malformation if contracted in early pregnancy. Also called German measles.
- Patients given vaccines against measles, mumps and rubella, polio, rabies and Japanese encephalitis are not affected.
- Animal research has led to vaccines for rabies, smallpox, rubella, measles and anthrax.
- The serum was also used in vaccines against measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria and whooping cough until as late as 1993.
Definition of rubella in:
- British & World English dictionary
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