framboesia
Yaws Yaws, n. [African yaw a raspberry.] (Med.) A disease, occurring in the Antilles and in Africa, characterized by yellowish or reddish tumors, of a contagious character, which, in shape and appearance, often resemble currants, strawberries, or raspberries. There are several varieties of this disease, variously known as {framb[oe]sia}, {pian}, {verrugas}, and {crab-yaws}. [1913 Webster]

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  • framboesia — s. f. [Medicina] Moléstia caracterizada por tumores com a forma de framboesas.   ‣ Etimologia: framboesa + ia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • framboesia — n. see yaws * * * fram·boe·sia (fram beґzhə) yaws …   Medical dictionary

  • framboesia — (fran bè zi a) s. m. Terme de pathologie. Maladie caractérisée par des tumeurs semblables, pour la forme, à des champignons, à des mûres ou à des framboises. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Framboise …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • framboesia — fram·bo·è·sia s.f. TS med. malattia infettiva tropicale a decorso cronico, provocata da un batterio del genere Spirocheta (Spirochaeta pertenuis) e caratterizzata dall eruzione su tutto il corpo di papule rosse e globose Sinonimi: pian. {{line}}… …   Dizionario italiano

  • framboesia — pl.f. framboesie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • framboesia — fram·boe·si·a || fræm bɪːʒə n. yaws, contagious tropical disease characterized by a red skin rash and pain in the joints (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • framboesia — [fram bi:zɪə] (US frambesia) noun another term for yaws. Origin C19: mod. L., from Fr. framboise raspberry , because of the red swellings caused by the disease …   English new terms dictionary

  • framboesia — fram·boe·sia …   English syllables

  • framboesia — n.; see yaws …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • framboesia — /fræmˈbiʒə/ (say fram beezhuh), / ziə/ (say zeeuh) noun → yaws. Also, frambesia. {New Latin, Latinisation of French framboise raspberry, from Roman frambosia, contraction of frāga ambrosia ambrosia strawberry} …   Australian English dictionary

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