[er-uh-sip-uh-loid, eer-uh-] /ˌɛr əˈsɪp əˌlɔɪd, ˌɪər ə-/
a disease of humans contracted by contact with the bacillus Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, which causes erysipelas in swine, characterized by a painful local ulcer, generally on one of the hands.
an infective dermatitis mainly affecting the hands, characterized by inflammation and caused by the microorganism Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae on contaminated meat, poultry, or fish: most prevalent among fishermen and butchers
erysipeloid er·y·sip·e·loid (ěr’ĭ-sĭp’ə-loid’, ēr’-)
An infectious disease of the skin that is contracted by handling fish or meat infected with the bacterium Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae and characterized by red lesions on the hands.
[er-uh-sip-uh-loh-thriks, eer-uh-] /ˌɛr əˈsɪp ə loʊˌθrɪks, ˌɪər ə-/ noun, Bacteriology. 1. any of several rod-shaped, facultatively anaerobic bacteria of the genus Erysipelothrix, often forming long filaments and occurring as parasites on mammals, birds, and fish. Erysipelothrix Er·y·sip·e·lo·thrix (ěr’ĭ-sĭp’ə-lō-thrĭks’, -sə-pěl’ə-, ēr’-) n. A genus of gram-positive rod-shaped bacteria that are parasitic on mammals, birds, and fish; […]
[er-uh-thee-muh] /ˌɛr əˈθi mə/ noun, Pathology. 1. abnormal redness of the skin due to local congestion, as in inflammation. /ˌɛrɪˈθiːmə/ noun 1. (pathol) redness of the skin, usually occurring in patches, caused by irritation or injury to the tissue n. medical Latin, from Greek erithema, from erythainein “to become red,” from erythros “red” (see red […]
- Erythema ab igne
erythema ab igne erythema ab ig·ne (āb ĭg’nē) n. See erythema caloricum.
- Erythema annulare
erythema annulare erythema an·nu·lar·e (ān’yə-lâr’ē) n. Erythema characterized by ringed or rounded lesions.