frambesia

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noun fram·be·sia \fram-ˈbē-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of frambesia

  1. :  yaws

Origin and Etymology of frambesia

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


First Known Use: 1803


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frambesia

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noun fram·be·sia \fram-ˈbē-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of frambesia

  1. :  yaws

Variants of frambesia

or chiefly British

framboesia

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