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

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

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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