Definition of Enanthema

1. Noun. Eruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease.

Exact synonyms: Enanthem
Generic synonyms: Eruption



Definition of Enanthema

1. Noun. (plural of enanthem) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Enanthema

1. An eruption upon a mucous surface. Origin: Gr. Anthema = a blossoming (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enanthema

enamored
enamoredness
enamoring
enamorment
enamorments
enamors
enamour
enamour'd
enamoured
enamouring
enamours
enanguished
enanthal
enanthate
enanthem
enanthema (current term)
enanthematous
enanthesis
enanthic
enanthic acid
enantio-
enantiocontrol
enantiocontrolled
enantiocontrolling
enantioconvergence
enantioconvergences
enantiodiscriminating
enantiodiscrimination
enantiodromia
enantiodromias

Literary usage of Enanthema

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1. The Diseases of infancy and childhood by Henry Koplik (1918)
"At the time of the appearance of the enanthema on the mucous membrane the ... The patient during the first days of the enanthema, and by this is meant ..."

2. The Diseases of infancy and childhood, designed for the use of students and by Henry Koplik (1906)
"The enanthema.—This is the eruption which appears on the mucous membrane of the ... The enanthema appears in the mouth from three to five days before the ..."

3. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann (1912)
"... [et variola-] (together with exanthema and enanthema at the buccal mucous membrane). D. Mucous MEMBRANE as above (see A.), besides COVERED BY A COHERENT ..."

4. Epidemiology, or, the remote cause of epidemic diseases in the animal and in by John Parkin (1873)
"In measles an enanthema analogous to the cutaneous eruption is observed in the palate. Like the latter, it appears in the form of small discrete spots of an ..."

5. Kliniek: Tijdschrift Voor Wetenschappelijke Geneeskunde (1844)
"Het voorkomen van een enanthema eindelijk op het slijmvlies van den dikken ... 91), daar het begrip van enanthema zich niet verder mag uitstrekken dan tot ..."

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