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 and Etymology of lepromatous

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


Medical Dictionary

lepromatous

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

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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