1. <dentistry> The act of breaking out, appearing or becoming visible, as eruption of the teeth.

2. <dermatology> Visible efflorescent lesions of the skin due to disease, especially an exanthematous disease and marked by redness and prominence, a rash.

See: exanthema.

Origin: L. Eruptio = a breaking out

(08 Jan 1998)

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