impetigo

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin impetīgo, from impetĕre (literally to rush upon, assail, attack).

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NounEdit

impetigo (plural impetigos)

  1. (pathology) A contagious bacterial skin disease forming pustules and yellow crusty sores, chiefly on the face and hands. It is common in children and infection is often through cuts or insect bites.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪmˈpeː.ti.ɣoː/
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  • Hyphenation: im‧pe‧ti‧go

NounEdit

impetigo m (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) impetigo

LatinEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /im.peˈtiː.goː/

EtymologyEdit

From the verb impetō, from petō (attack).

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NounEdit

impetīgō f (genitive impetīginis); third declension

  1. impetigo

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative impetīgō impetīginēs
genitive impetīginis impetīginum
dative impetīginī impetīginibus
accusative impetīginem impetīginēs
ablative impetīgine impetīginibus
vocative impetīgō impetīginēs

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 12:29