eruptive stage


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e·rup·tive stage

the stage of an exanthematous illness in which the rash appears.

eruptive stage

1. The period in which an exanthem appears.
2. The middle stage in the pre-eruptive, eruptive, or posteruptive categorization of tooth eruption. It is characterized by root elongation and movement of the tooth mesially and toward the occlusal plane.
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