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bubo

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noun bu·bo \ˈbyü-(ˌ)bō, ˈbü-\

Definition of bubo

plural buboes

  1. :  an inflammatory swelling of a lymph gland especially in the groin

bu·bon·ic play \byü-ˈbä-nik, bü-\ adjective


Origin of bubo

Medieval Latin bubon-, bubo, from Greek boubōn


First Known Use: 14th century


Medical Dictionary

noun bu·bo \ˈb(y)ü-(ˌ)bō\

Medical Definition of bubo

plural buboes

  1. :  an inflammatory swelling of a lymph node especially in the groin

  2. bu·bon·ic \b(y)ü-ˈbän-ik\play adjective




Learn More about bubo

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "bubo" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "bubo"


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