n(+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural)
- 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] sarampión (masculine) she's got measles tiene sarampiónMore example sentences1.2 [Veterinary Science/Veterinaria] cisticercosis (feminine)
- Higher temperatures will mean increased incidences of vector-borne diseases like malaria, dengue and measles.
- Thousands of the Aztecs died from ordinary diseases - measles and the flu.
- Because of vaccine shortages, such diseases as whooping cough, measles, mumps, and even polio (which had been all but eradicated) have also increased.
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.