Another term for scarlet fever.
More example sentences
- Such illnesses as flu, measles, scarlatina and type A hepatitis are most likely to strike during the period.
- Occurrence of tonsillopharyngitis, scarlatina and rheumatic fever was analyzed and GAS carrier status in healthy children was examined over a 9-yr period from 1991 to 1999.
- They were liable to pneumonia, respiratory, and tubercular diseases but were comparatively exempt from malaria, diphtheria, and scarlatina.
early 19th century: modern Latin, from Italian scarlattina (feminine), based on scarlatto 'scarlet'.
Definition of scarlatina in:
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