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Measle

Introduction: Measle

Description of Measle

Measle: an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Measle: childhood viral disease manifested as acute febrile illness associated with cough, coryza, conjunctivitis, spots on the buccal mucosa, and rash starting on the head and neck and spreading to the rest of the body.
Source: Diseases Database

Measle: childhood viral disease manifested as acute febrile illness associated with cough, coryza, conjunctivitis, spots on the buccal mucosa, and rash starting on the head and neck and spreading to the rest of the body.
Source: CRISP

Measle: A highly contagious infectious disease caused by MORBILLIVIRUS, common among children but also seen in the nonimmune of any age, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and multiplies in the epithelial cells, spreading throughout the reticuloendothelial system. (From Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Measle: Related Topics

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Source: Diseases Database

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Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Measle:

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Broader terms for Measle

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

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The term Measle can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Measle

The following list attempts to classify Measle into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • contagion,contagious disease
  • communicable disease
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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