lepromatous leprosy

noun

Medical Definition of lepromatous leprosy 

: the one of the two major forms of leprosy that is characterized by the formation of lepromas, the presence of numerous Hansen's bacilli in the lesions, and a negative skin reaction to lepromin and that remains infectious to others until treated — compare tuberculoid leprosy

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