yaws
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: probably from an English-based creole of the Caribbean Date: 1679 a contagious tropical disease caused by a spirochete (Treponema pertenue) closely resembling the causative agent of syphilis and marked by infectious ulcerative skin lesions with later bone involvement — called also frambesia

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Yaws — [jå̱s; aus gleichbed. engl. yaws] Mehrz.: = Frambösie …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Yaws — Yaws, Ausschlagskrankheit, s.u. Frambösie …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Yaws — (spr. jahs) Hautkrankheit, s. Frambösie …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • yaws — Infección no venérea causada por la espiroqueta Treponema pertenue, transmitida por contacto directo y caracterizada por la presencia de ulceraciones crónicas en cualquier zona del cuerpo, que finalmente pueden evolucionar a la destrucción de… …   Diccionario médico

  • Yaws —   [jɔːz, englisch], die Frambösie.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • yaws — [jo:z US jo:z] n [U] a tropical skin disease …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • yaws — [ jɔz ] noun uncount a tropical disease that produces red marks on your skin and makes your bones hurt …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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