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granuloma inguinale

noun granuloma in·gui·na·le \-ˌiŋ-gwə-ˈna-lē, -ˈnä-, -ˈnā-\

Definition of GRANULOMA INGUINALE

:  a sexually transmitted disease characterized by ulceration and formation of granulations on the genitalia and in the groin area and caused by a bacterium (Calymmatobacterium granulomatis syn. Donovania granulomatis)

Origin of GRANULOMA INGUINALE

New Latin, literally, inguinal granuloma
First Known Use: 1918

granuloma inguinale

noun granuloma in·gui·na·le \-ˌiŋ-gwə-ˈnal-ē, -ˈnäl-, -ˈnāl-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GRANULOMA INGUINALE

:  a sexually transmitted disease characterized by ulceration and formation of granulations on the genitalia and in the groin area and caused by a bacterium of the genus Calymmatobacterium (C. granulomatis synonym Donovania granulomatis) which is usually recovered from lesions as Donovan bodies

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