molluscum contagiosum

noun
molluscum con·ta·gi·o·sum | \-kən-ˌtā-jē-ˈō-səm \
plural mollusca contagiosa\-sə \

Medical Definition of molluscum contagiosum 

: a mild chronic disease of the skin caused by a poxvirus (species Molluscum contagiosum virus of the genus Molluscipoxvirus) and characterized by the formation of small nodules with a central opening and contents resembling curd

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