car·​bun·​cu·​lo·​sis kär-ˌbəŋ-kyə-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce carbunculosis (audio)
plural carbunculoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce carbunculosis (audio)
: a condition marked by the formation of many carbuncles simultaneously or in rapid succession

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“Carbunculosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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