Definitions for "Impetigo"
A cutaneous, pustular eruption, not attended with fever; usually, a kind of eczema with pustulation.
a highly contagious skin infection caused by bacteria, usually occurring around the nose and mouth; commonly occurring in children
A superficial skin infection, commonly occurring on the face. This contagious bacterial skin infection, usually of children, is characterized by the eruption of superficial pustules and the formation of thick yellow crusts.
Impetigo, formed in the early 1980s, was an Illinois-based band that began playing in the hardcore punk and grindcore genres, later becoming a death metal group. Impetigo has been extremely influential in the latter genres, having a tribute album, Razorback Records' Wizards of Gore, released in their honour, and many groups, including Lord Gore, claiming Impetigo as an influence.