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lepromatous leprosy

noun

Definition of LEPROMATOUS LEPROSY

:  the one of the two major forms of leprosy that is characterized by the formation of lepromas, the presence of numerous Hansen's bacilli in the lesions, and a negative skin reaction to lepromin and that remains infectious to others until treated—compare tuberculoid leprosy
April 02, 2015
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