a small, fleshy, saucer-shaped fungus, Sarcoscypha coccinea, of the family Sarcoscyphaceae, marked by a scarlet inner surface and white exterior, seen on fallen branches in the spring.
noun 1. a hairy, prickly plant, Solanum integrifolium, of the nightshade family, native to Africa, grown for its furrowed, nearly round, scarlet or yellow ornamental fruit.
noun, Pathology. 1. a contagious febrile disease caused by streptococci and characterized by a scarlet eruption. scarlet fever noun 1. an acute communicable disease characterized by fever, strawberry-coloured tongue, and a typical rash starting on the neck and chest and spreading to the abdomen and limbs, caused by all group A haemolytic Streptococcus bacteria Technical […]
- Scarlet fever antitoxin
scarlet fever antitoxin n. The antitoxin for the toxins produced by the bacteria that cause scarlet fever.
noun 1. a Eurasian evergreen, thorny shrub, Pyracantha coccinea, of the rose family, having white, hairy flower clusters and bright red berries.