milker's nodules

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

milk·​er's nodules ˈmil-kərz- How to pronounce milker's nodules (audio)
: a mild virus infection characterized by reddish blue nodules on the hands, arms, face, or neck acquired by direct contact with the udders of cows infected with pseudocowpox

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“Milker's nodules.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/milker%27s%20nodules. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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