Scarlatina Scar`la*ti"na, n. [NL.: cf. F. scarlatine. See {Scarlet}.] (Med.) Scarlet fever. -- {Scar`la*ti"nal}, a. -- {Scar*lat"i*nous} (# or #), a. [1913 Webster]

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