gangosa

noun

gan·​go·​sa gaŋ-ˈgō-sə How to pronounce gangosa (audio)
: 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 22 Jun. 2024.

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