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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐρυσίπελας (erusípelas).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛɹɪˈsɪpələs/

NounEdit

erysipelas (usually uncountable, plural erysipelases)

  1. (medicine) A severe skin disease caused by streptococcus infection in surface and surrounding tissue, marked by continued spreading inflammation.

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