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furunculosis

[fyoo-ruhng-kyuh-loh-sis] /fyʊˌrʌŋ kyəˈloʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
the condition characterized by the presence of boils.
Origin of furunculosis
1885-1890
1885-90; < Latin fūruncul(us) (see furuncle) + -osis
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  • When occurring in crops (furunculosis) the affection is often rebellious; recovery, however, finally resulting.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon
British Dictionary definitions for furunculosis

furunculosis

/fjʊˌrʌŋkjʊˈləʊsɪs/
noun
1.
a skin condition characterized by the presence of multiple boils
2.
an infectious ulcerative disease of salmon and trout caused by the bacterium Aeromonas salmonicida
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furunculosis in Medicine

furunculosis fu·run·cu·lo·sis (fyu-rŭng'kyə-lō'sĭs)
n.
A skin condition characterized by the development of recurring boils.

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