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frambesia

[fram-bee-zhuh] /fræmˈbi ʒə/
noun, Pathology
1.
yaws.
Also, framboesia.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; < Neo-Latin, Latinization of French framboise. See framboise
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  • He now had salvarsan for treating syphilitic ulcers and framboesia.
British Dictionary definitions for framboesia

framboesia

/fræmˈbiːzɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) another name for yaws
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from French framboise raspberry; see framboise; so called because of its raspberry-like excrescences
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framboesia in Medicine

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

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