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 [roo´bor] (L.)
redness, one of the cardinal signs of inflammation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Redness, as one of the four signs of inflammation (r., calor, dolor, tumor) enunciated by Celsus.
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Redness, a cardinal sign of inflammation
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Redness of the skin or mucous membrane, as one of the four signs of hyperemia or inflammation (r., calor, dolor, tumor) enunciated by Celsus.
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Redness, as one of the four signs of inflammation (the others are calor, dolor, tumor) enunciated by Celsus.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about rubor

Q. is red meat bad for you??? and what about white meat like pork??? why is consider to be healthy eating vegie what are the advantages of this kind of nutrition ? what are the actual differences in a nutrition matter ?

A. Eating red meat an average of about twice a day seems to raise the risk of stomach cancer. This risk is increased even more if the meat is barbecued and well done. there are more evidence about colon cancer , and also higher risk of strokes. but i have no idea about white meat. although barbecued meat (white or red) had a material that our liver cause it to be cancerous.

Q. Does anybody know what can be done about a very itchy red rash on ones' toes which comes back every few months I've used different sorts of creams such as Lamasil. It's really bothering me and I'd love to get a few directions before I give up and go see a doctor.

A. Sounds like 'Athletes foot'. Here is a website that lists some remedies for it:'s_Foot.cfm

Q. I have red blotches under my skin and swelling on hands and feet with joint pain. Any answers. it has been two days the blotches are gone but I still have swelling.

A. could be some kind of joint Rheumatic fever... some kind of joint infection. this should be looked upon by a Dr. those things can cause damage if not treated right. a bacterial infection that is not treated can cause a permanent damage.

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Se hizo una busqueda de la literatura en bases de datos usando los terminos flushing, blushing, rubor facial, incluyendo guias de practica clinica, revisiones sistematicas, metanalisis, revision de temas y estudios observacionales.
A vacina contra influenza teve 7,3% das notificacoes, sendo todas as reacoes benignas e locais como dor, rubor, calor, enduracao e exantema no local de aplicacao.
There are, for a book published these days, few errors ("Chichan Itza" rather than Chichen Itza; "Pershire, England," meaning Perthshire, Scotland; rubor for Latin robur, "oak").
Some time in the Stone Age, through Tom Cooper, I bought a decent Flat horse called Rubor, who had won a race or two in Ireland for David Ainsworth.
But as Herford and Simpson (and Donaldson and Hunter) point out, Jonson is here translating Seneca, De Beneficiis: "homini probo ad rogandum os concurrat et suffundatur rubor" ("a respectable man seals his lips and is covered with blushes if he has to beg" [Loeb ed.]).