\ɪmpˈɛtɪɡˌə͡ʊ], \ɪmpˈɛtɪɡˌəʊ], \ɪ_m_p_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_ɡ_ˌəʊ]\
Definitions of IMPETIGO
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
A common superficial bacterial infection caused by STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS or group A beta-hemolytic streptococci. Characteristics include pustular lesions that rupture and discharge a thin, amber-colored fluid that dries and forms a crust. This condition is commonly located on the face, especially about the mouth and nose.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
An eruption of pustules, which soon rupture or become crusted, occurring chiefly on the face around the mouth and nostrils, caused by infection with pus microorganisms; it is variously qualified as simplex, contagiosa, vulgaris, streptogenes, staphylogenes, or, according to the shape of the patches caused by grouping of the lesions, circinata, gyrata, or figurata.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A word used in various acceptations. With some writers it is synonymous with itch. In others, it means a variety of herpes. Sauvages employs it as a generic term, under which he comprises syphilis, scorbutus, rachitis, elephantiasis, the itch, tinea, scrofula, etc. It forms, also, a genus in the class Cachexiae of Cullen. In Bateman, it is the first genus of the 5th order, Pustulae, and is defined- the humid or running tetter; consistirg of small pustules, denominated Psydracia, It is unaccompanied by fever; not contagious, or communicable by inoculation. He has five species: - the I. figura'ta, I. sparsa, I. erysipelato'des, I. scab'ida, and I. rodens. See Psoriasis.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe