Word:

erysipelas

er`y`sip´e`las   Pronunciation: ĕr`ĭ`sĭp´ė`las
n.1.(Med.) St. Anthony's fire; a febrile disease accompanied with a diffused red edematous inflammation of the skin, which, starting usually from a single point, spreads gradually over its surface. It is often accompanied by severe constitutional symptoms. It is caused by a group A hemolytic streptococcus (Streptococcus pyogenes), is contagious, and formerly often occured epidemically.
Noun1.erysipelas - an acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes
Saint Anthony's fire
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Eryngium
Eryngium aquaticum
Eryngium maritimum
Eryngium yuccifolium
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Erysimum allionii
Erysimum arkansanum
Erysimum asperum
Erysimum cheiranthoides
Erysimum cheiri
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Erysipelatous
erysipeloid
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Erysiphaceae
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Erysiphe
Erythema
erythema multiforme
erythema nodosum
erythema nodosum leprosum
erythema solare
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Erythrean
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