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frambesia

noun fram·be·sia \fram-ˈbē-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of FRAMBESIA

:  yaws

Origin of FRAMBESIA

New Latin, from French framboise raspberry; from the appearance of the lesions
First Known Use: 1803

Rhymes with FRAMBESIA

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frambesia

noun fram·be·sia \fram-ˈbē-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of FRAMBESIA

:  yaws

Variants of FRAMBESIA

fram·be·sia or chiefly British fram·boe·sia \-zē-ə\

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