granuloma-venereum

granuloma inguinale

[ing-gwuh-nal-ee, -ney-lee, -nah-ley]
noun Pathology.
a venereal disease marked by deep ulceration of the skin of the groin and external genitals, caused by the bacterium Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.
Also called granuloma venereum [vuh-neer-ee-uhm] .


Origin:
1915–20; < Neo-Latin: inguinal granuloma

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granuloma inguinale granuloma in·gui·na·le (ĭng'gwə-nā'lē)
n.
See donovanosis.

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