gangosa

noun
gan·​go·​sa | \ gaŋ-ˈgō-sə How to pronounce gangosa (audio) \

Medical Definition of gangosa

: a destructive ulcerative condition believed to be a manifestation of yaws that usually originates about the soft palate and spreads into the hard palate, nasal structures, and outward to the face, eroding intervening bone, cartilage, and soft tissues — compare goundou

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“Gangosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gangosa. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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