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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A very contagious infection of the skin.

Usage examples (38)
  • But you can also have impetigo, which is a staph or strep skin infection, which can be treated with antibiotics.
  • The diagnosis revealed a bacterial infection called impetigo affecting primarily the area around her eyes and nose.
  • Every parent knows about "strep" -- the bacteria that causes sore throats, fevers and a rash called impetigo, mostly in children.
  • Sores, boils, impetigo and carbuncles are frequent. for more
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