hand, foot and mouth disease

hand, foot and mouth disease
noun Date: 1966 a usually mild contagious disease especially of young children that is caused by an enterovirus (species Human enterovirus A, especially serotype Human coxsackievirus A16) and is characterized by vesicular lesions chiefly in the mouth and on the hands and feet — compare foot-and-mouth disease

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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