Definition of Rubor

1. Noun. A response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat.

Exact synonyms: Inflammation, Redness
Group relationships: Inflammatory Disease
Specialized synonyms: Adenitis, Alveolitis, Alveolitis, Dry Socket, Angiitis, Aortitis, Appendicitis, Arteritis, Balanitis, Balanoposthitis, Blepharitis, Bursitis, Carditis, Catarrh, Cellulitis, Cervicitis, Cheilitis, Cholangitis, Cholecystitis, Chorditis, Chorditis, Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colpitis, Colpocystitis, Conjunctivitis, Pinkeye, Corditis, Costochondritis, Dacryocystitis, Diverticulitis, Cephalitis, Encephalitis, Phrenitis, Encephalomyelitis, Endarteritis, Endocervicitis, Enteritis, Epicondylitis, Epididymitis, Epiglottitis, Episcleritis, Esophagitis, Oesophagitis, Fibrositis, Fibromyositis, Folliculitis, Funiculitis, Gastritis, Glossitis, Hydrarthrosis, Ileitis, Iridocyclitis, Iridokeratitis, Iritis, Jejunitis, Jejunoileitis, Keratitis, Keratoconjunctivitis, Keratoiritis, Keratoscleritis, Founder, Laminitis, Laryngitis, Laryngopharyngitis, Laryngotracheobronchitis, Lymphadenitis, Lymphangitis, Mastitis, Mastoiditis, Endometritis, Metritis, Myelitis, Myositis, Myometritis, Neuritis, Oophoritis, Orchitis, Osteitis, Otitis, Ovaritis, Pancreatitis, Parametritis, Parotitis, Peritoneal Inflammation, Peritonitis, Phalangitis, Phlebitis, Pneumonitis, Posthitis, Proctitis, Prostatitis, Rachitis, Radiculitis, Retinitis, Coryza, Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Salpingitis, Scleritis, Sialadenitis, Splenitis, Spondylitis, Stomatitis, Synovitis, Tarsitis, Tendinitis, Tendonitis, Tenonitis, Thyroiditis, Tonsillitis, Tracheitis, Tracheobronchitis, Tympanitis, Ulitis, Ureteritis, Uveitis, Uvulitis, Vaginitis, Valvulitis, Vasculitis, Vasovesiculitis, Vesiculitis, Vulvitis, Vulvovaginitis, Shin Splints
Generic synonyms: Symptom
Derivative terms: Inflame, Inflame, Red



Medical Definition of Rubor

1. Redness, as one of the four signs of inflammation (r., calor, dolor, tumour) enunciated by Celsus. Origin: L. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubor

rubines
rubins
rubinstein-taybi syndrome
rubious
rubiretin
rubiscos
rubish
rubitecan
rubivirus
rubivirus infections
rubixanthin
ruble
rubles
ruboff
ruboffs
rubor (current term)
rubout
rubouts
rubratoxin
rubredoxin
rubredoxin-NAD+ reductase
rubredoxin-oxygen oxidoreductase
rubredoxins
rubrene
rubriblast
rubric
rubrical
rubrically
rubricate
rubricated

Literary usage of Rubor

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1. A New Dictionary of Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Languages (1869)
""One of the commentators on LUCIAN [a learned and witty Greek author] mentions the delicate tinting of the rubor ..."

2. An Elementary Latin Dictionary by Charlton Thomas Lewis, Hugh Macmaster Kingery (1918)
"[RVB-], redness: candore mix- tus rubor- ... ille voltus ct rubor, Ta. ... nee rubor inter comit├ęs aspiri. Tu. rubrica, ae, /. [ruber], red earth, mi ochre, ..."

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