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/ˈmēzəlz/,
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measles, plural;
  1. An infectious viral disease causing fever and a red rash on the skin, typically occurring in childhood

  2. A disease of pigs and other animals caused by the encysted larvae of the human tapeworm


  1. an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children
  2. Measles, also known as Rubeola, is an infection of the respiratory system caused by a virus, specifically a paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus. Morbilliviruses, like other paramyxoviruses, are enveloped, single-stranded, negative-sense RNA viruses. ...
  3. Rubeola, an acute highly contagious disease, (often of childhood) caused by a virus, featuring a spreading red skin rash, fever, runny nose, cough and red eyes; Any of several other similar diseases, such as German measles
  4. To dream that you have measles, denotes much worry, and anxious care will interfere with your business affairs. To dream that others have this disease, denotes that you will be troubled over the condition of others.
  5. a very contagious viral illness characterized by a distinct rash and a fever; spread through airborne droplets of nasal secretions.
  6. a viral infection that is spread through contact with the saliva from an infected person, sharing utensils is the most common way to catch this contagious disease; symptoms include rash, cough, and fever; childhood immunization is the best form of prevention.
  7. This disease is also know as rubeola, 10 day measles, red measles or hard measles, it is one of the most communicable of all diseases. (See Appendix D.)
  8. This is a serious disease that affects mainly children. It causes a rash and a high temperature and can cause inflammation of the brain. Most children are immunised against measles now, by the MMR jab, but children who have not been immunised are at risk. ...
  9. childhood infectious disease causing rash and fever. A viral infection that may cause hearing loss. It does not always lead to hearing loss, but it can cause a wide range of sensorineural hearing loss from monaural to binaural and mild to profound in degree.
  10. Measles is an easily spread virus. The symptoms include fever, pink eye, runny nose, cough, and a rash covering much of the body.
  11. A highly contagious viral infection that causes a rash of small red spots on the skin, as well as sore throat, fever, cough, red eyes and running nose.
  12. A vaccine preventable, acute viral illness characterized by a 2 to 4 day period of high-grade fever and cough followed by a generalized rash which lasts 5 to 6 days. Disease transmission occurs primarily from person-to-person through respiratory droplets (ICD-9 code 055).
  13. Now generally viewed as a childhood disease, easily controlled through vaccinations, measles through the 1800’s could be deadly, especially to Indians of all ages who had never been exposed to this disease. ...
  14. An infectius disease, also known as rubeola, commonly found in children and characterized by fever, nasal congestion and discharge, and red spots that start at the forehead and extend down the limbs of the body
  15. Measles is a serious, infectious virus characterised by fever, small red spots, and cold-like symptoms. It can be prevented by the MMR vaccine.
  16. Also called esca, a fungal disease of grape vines leading to chlorosis of the leaves, on berries appears as dark spots; genus name: Phaeoacremonium