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er·y·sip·e·las

n 1  :  an acute febrile disease that is associated with intense often vesicular and edematous local inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissues and that is caused by a hemolytic streptococcus  2  :  SWINE ERYSIPELAS - used esp. when the disease affects other hosts than swine .
 
   

 
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