frambesia

[fram-bee-zhuh]
noun Pathology.
Also, framboesia.


Origin:
1760–70; < Neo-Latin, Latinization of French framboise. See framboise

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framboesia or (US) frambesia (fræmˈbiːzɪə)
 
n
pathol another name for yaws
 
[C19: from New Latin, from French framboise raspberry; see framboise; so called because of its raspberry-like excrescences]
 
frambesia or (US) frambesia
 
n
 
[C19: from New Latin, from French framboise raspberry; see framboise; so called because of its raspberry-like excrescences]

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frambesia fram·be·sia (frām-bē'zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
See yaws.

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He now had salvarsan for treating syphilitic ulcers and framboesia.
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