rupia

noun
ru·​pia | \ ˈrü-pē-ə \

Medical Definition of rupia

: an eruption occurring especially in tertiary syphilis consisting of vesicles having an inflamed base and filled with serous purulent or bloody fluid which dries up and forms large blackish conical crusts

Other Words from rupia

rupial \ -​əl \ adjective

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rupture

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