Biskara boil
Aleppo boil A*lep"po boil, Aleppo button A*lep"po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep"po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific bacillus. Called also {Aleppo ulcer}, {Biskara boil}, {Delhi boil}, {Oriental sore}, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Biskara boil — Bis ka*ra boil , Biskara button Bis ka*ra but ton . [Named after the town Biskara, in Algeria.] (Med.) Same as {Aleppo boil}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Biskara button — Biskara boil Bis ka*ra boil , Biskara button Bis ka*ra but ton . [Named after the town Biskara, in Algeria.] (Med.) Same as {Aleppo boil}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aleppo boil — A*lep po boil, Aleppo button A*lep po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific bacillus.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Delhi boil — Aleppo boil A*lep po boil, Aleppo button A*lep po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aleppo button — Aleppo boil A*lep po boil, Aleppo button A*lep po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aleppo evil — Aleppo boil A*lep po boil, Aleppo button A*lep po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aleppo ulcer — Aleppo boil A*lep po boil, Aleppo button A*lep po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oriental sore — Aleppo boil A*lep po boil, Aleppo button A*lep po button, or Aleppo evil A*lep po evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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