Definition of peliosis rheumatica in English:

peliosis rheumatica

noun

Medicine
rare, historical
  • Purpura of the skin accompanied by pain and swelling of joints, seen especially in children; = "Henoch–Schönlein (or Schönlein–Henoch) purpura, syndrome".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer. From scientific Latin peliosis rheumatica from peliosis + rheumatica, feminine of rheumaticus.

Pronunciation

peliosis rheumatica

/ˌpɛlɪˈəʊsɪs ruːˈmatɪkə//ˌpiːliˈəʊsɪs ruːˈmatɪkə/