Definition of impetigo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

impetigo

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌɪmpɪˈtaɪɡəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪmpɪˈtaɪɡoʊ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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an infectious disease that causes sore areas on the skin Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin, from impetere ‘to assail, attack’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: impetigo