Ordinary measles; an acute, highly contagious respiratory disease in humans and primates caused by a paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus, which usually manifest symptoms such as rhinitis, cough, conjuctivitis, fever, Koplik spots, and red, maculopapular skin rash
Symptoms of rubeola include fever, conjunctivitis, rhinitis, and dry cough symptoms. Koplik spots prior to the red skin rash (which starts on the face and then spreads to the body) is an indicative sign of rubeola measles.
Word origin: rubeus (red)
- red measles
- hard measles
- (ordinary) measles