frambesia

noun fram·be·sia \ fram-ˈbē-zh(ē-)ə \

Definition of frambesia

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Origin and Etymology of frambesia

New Latin, from French framboise raspberry; from the appearance of the lesions


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frambesia

noun fram·be·sia \ fram-ˈbē-zh(ē-)ə \
variants: or chiefly British framboesia play \-zē-ə\

medical Definition of frambesia

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