a severe form of measles characterized by dark, hemorrhagic eruptions.
(often functioning as sing) a severe form of measles characterized by dark eruptions caused by bleeding under the skin
hemorrhagic measles n.
See black measles.
black measles n.
A severe form of measles characterized by dark, hemorrhagic skin eruptions. Also called hemorrhagic measles.
- Hemorrhagic plague
hemorrhagic plague n. The hemorrhagic form of bubonic plague.
- Hemorrhagic rickets
hemorrhagic rickets n. Bone changes occurring in infantile scurvy, characterized by subperiosteal hemorrhage and deficient osteoid tissue formation.
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. an acute infectious disease of animals, caused by the bacterium Pasteurella multocida, and characterized by fever, catarrhal symptoms, pneumonia, and general blood infection.
hemorrhagin hem·or·rhag·in (hěm’ə-rāj’ĭn, -rā’jĭn) n. Any of a group of toxins found in certain venoms and plant poisons that cause degeneration and lysis of endothelial cells in capillaries and small vessels, thereby producing small hemorrhages in tissues.