frambesia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from French framboise raspberry; from the appearance of the lesions Date: 1803 yaws

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  • frambesia — enfermedad infecciosa debida al Treponema pallidum. Se caracteriza por una lesión inicial consistente en una o varias pápulas eritematosas e infiltrativas que crecen rápidamente y forman una masa vegetante (papilomatosa) ulcerada de aspecto… …   Diccionario médico

  • frambesia — or framboesia [fram bē′zhə, fram bē′zhē ə] n. [ModL < Fr framboise, raspberry, altered (after fraise, strawberry) < Frank * brambasi, akin to Ger brombeere: see BRAMBLE & BERRY] YAWS …   English World dictionary

  • Frambesia — Also known as yaws, frambesia is a common chronic infectious disease that occurs mainly in the warm humid regions of the tropics with characteristic bumps on the skin of the face, hands, feet and genital area. Almost all cases of yaws are in… …   Medical dictionary

  • frambesia — /fram bee zheuh/, n. Pathol. yaws. Also, framboesia. [1760 70; < NL, Latinization of F framboise. See FRAMBOISE] * * * …   Universalium

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

  • frambesia — fram·be·sia …   English syllables

  • frambesia — fram•be•sia [[t]fræmˈbi ʒə[/t]] n. pat yaws • Etymology: 1760–70; < NL, Latinization of F framboise raspberry < Frankish*brāmbasi …   From formal English to slang

  • frambesia — noun an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages; marked by red skin eruptions and ulcerating lesions (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑yaws, ↑framboesia • Hypernyms: ↑infectious disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • frambesia gangosa — un tipo de frambesia que produce como manifestación secundaria exostosis de los huesos de la nariz y adyacentes y la mutilación de la parte central de la cara [ICD 10: A66.4] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • frambesia gomosa — frambesia que produce como manifestación secundaria nódulos subcutáneos (gomas) que se ulceran y también pueden penetrar en estructuras óseas y articulares (osteítis frambésica) [ICD 10: A66] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro… …   Diccionario médico

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