Delhi boil
Boil Boil, n. [Influenced by boil, v. See {Beal}, {Bile}.] A hard, painful, inflamed tumor, which, on suppuration, discharges pus, mixed with blood, and discloses a small fibrous mass of dead tissue, called the core. [1913 Webster]

{A blind boil}, one that suppurates imperfectly, or fails to come to a head.

{Delhi boil} (Med.), a peculiar affection of the skin, probably parasitic in origin, prevailing in India (as among the British troops) and especially at Delhi. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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

  • Delhi boil — noun leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑cutaneous leishmaniasis, ↑Old World leishmaniasis, ↑oriental sore, ↑tropical sore, ↑Aleppo boil • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Delhi boil — see oriental sore …   Medical dictionary

  • Delhi boil — see oriental sore …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Лейшманиоз Кожный (Oriental Sore), Фурункул Багдадский (Baghdad Boil), Фурункул Делийский (Delhi Boil), Фурункул Аллепский (Aleppo Boil) — кожное заболевание, распространенное в тропических и субтропических районах Африки и Азии; вызывается простейшими паразитами вида Leishmania tropica (см. Лейшманиоз). Болезнь обычно развивается у детей и протекает с образованием плохо заживающих… …   Медицинские термины

  • Фурункул Делийский (Delhi Boil) — см. Лейшманиоз кожный. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Boil — Boil, n. [Influenced by boil, v. See {Beal}, {Bile}.] A hard, painful, inflamed tumor, which, on suppuration, discharges pus, mixed with blood, and discloses a small fibrous mass of dead tissue, called the core. [1913 Webster] {A blind boil}, one …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boil — A skin abscess, a collection of pus localized deep in the skin. A boil usually starts as a reddened, tender area and in time becomes firm and hard. Eventually, the center of the abscess softens and becomes filled with white blood cells that the… …   Medical dictionary

  • A blind boil — Boil Boil, n. [Influenced by boil, v. See {Beal}, {Bile}.] A hard, painful, inflamed tumor, which, on suppuration, discharges pus, mixed with blood, and discloses a small fibrous mass of dead tissue, called the core. [1913 Webster] {A blind boil} …   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

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