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 for Roseola
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Roseola \Ro*se"o*la\, n. [NL., dim. of L. rosa a rose.] (med.)
     A rose-colored efflorescence upon the skin, occurring in
     circumscribed patches of little or no elevation and often
     alternately fading and reviving; also, an acute specific
     disease which is characterized by an eruption of this
     character; -- called also rose rash. -- Ro*se"o*lous, a.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any red eruption of the skin [syn: rash, roseola,
           efflorescence, skin rash]

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