: an autoimmune disease marked by blisters on skin and mucous membranes and often by itching or burning
Examples of pemphigus in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebPeople with other autoimmune diseases are more likely to have pemphigus vulgaris, according to the NIH.
Maggie O'neill, Health.com, 29 July 2019 People with other autoimmune diseases are more likely to have pemphigus vulgaris, according to the NIH.
Maggie O'neill, Health.com, 29 July 2019
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More Definitions for pemphigus
pem·phi·gus|\ ˈpem(p)-fi-gəs, pem-ˈfī-gəs\
plural pemphiguses or pemphigi\-ˌjī \
Medical Definition of pemphigus
: any of several autoimmune diseases characterized by the formation of successive eruptions of large blisters on apparently normal skin and mucous membranes often in association with sensations of itching or burning