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bubonic

[byoo-bon-ik, boo-] /byuˈbɒn ɪk, bu-/
adjective, Pathology
1.
of or relating to a bubo.
2.
accompanied by or affected with buboes.
Origin of bubonic
1870-1875
1870-75; < Late Latin būbōn- (stem of būbō) bubo + -ic
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adj.

"characterized by swelling in the groin," by 1795, from Latin bubo (genitive bubonis) "swelling of lymph glands" (in the groin), from Greek boubon "the groin; swelling in the groin" + -ic. Bubonic plague attested by 1827.

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bubonic in Medicine

bubonic bu·bon·ic (bōō-bŏn'ĭk, byōō-)
adj.
Of or relating to a bubo.

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