lepromatous

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

Definition of lepromatous

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

Origin and Etymology of lepromatous

New Latin lepromat-, leproma leprous lesion, from Late Latin lepra


First Known Use: 1898


Medical Dictionary

lepromatous

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adjective le·pro·ma·tous \lə-ˈpräm-ət-əs, -ˈprō-mət-\

Medical Definition of lepromatous

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


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