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lepromatous

adjective le·pro·ma·tous \lə-ˈprä-mə-təs, -ˈprō-\

Definition of LEPROMATOUS

:  characterized by, exhibiting, or being leprosy with infective superficial granulomatous nodules

Origin of LEPROMATOUS

New Latin lepromat-, leproma leprous lesion, from Late Latin lepra
First Known Use: 1898

lepromatous

adjective le·pro·ma·tous \lə-ˈpräm-ət-əs, -ˈprō-mət-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LEPROMATOUS

:  of, relating to, characterized by, or affected with lepromas or lepromatous leprosy <lepromatous patients> <the lepromatous type of leprosy>

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