bubo


bu·bo

noun \ˈbyü-(ˌ)bō, ˈbü-\
plural buboes

Definition of BUBO

:  an inflammatory swelling of a lymph gland especially in the groin
bu·bon·ic \byü-ˈbä-nik, bü-\ adjective

Origin of BUBO

Medieval Latin bubon-, bubo, from Greek boubōn
First Known Use: 14th century

bu·bo

noun \ˈb(y)ü-(ˌ)bō\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural buboes

Medical Definition of BUBO

: an inflammatory swelling of a lymph node especially in the groin
bu·bon·ic \b(y)ü-ˈbän-ik\ adjective

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