lepromatous

adjective
le·​pro·​ma·​tous | \ lə-ˈprä-mə-təs How to pronounce lepromatous (audio) , -ˈprō- \

Definition of lepromatous

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

First Known Use of lepromatous

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lepromatous

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

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The first known use of lepromatous was in 1898

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“Lepromatous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lepromatous. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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lepromatous

adjective
le·​pro·​ma·​tous | \ lə-ˈpräm-ət-əs How to pronounce lepromatous (audio) , -ˈprō-mət- How to pronounce lepromatous (audio) \

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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