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Definition of the noun frambesia

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noun - plural: frambesias

  1. an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages; marked by red skin eruptions and ulcerating lesions
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of frambesia: framboesia / yaws
    • more generic term: infectious disease = a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact

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Google previewDermatology (1921)

The Essentials of Cutaneous Medicine by Walter James Highman

Frambesia is a contagious disease seen chiefly among the natives in Northern Africa, Madagascar, Mosambique, Australia, the West Indies and Asia. It is caused by a spirochaete and produces raspberry-like granulomata. Symptoms.

Google previewA Synopsis of the Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment of the More Common and Important Diseases of the Skin (1845)

by Noah Worcester

FRAMBESIA OR YAWS. FRAMBESIA is a contagious disease of the skin, unknown in this climate, but not infrequent in Africa and v in some parts of South America. Its nature is but imperfectly understood; it is characterized by the appearance ...

Google previewA Practical treatise on diseases of the skin (1909)

by John Vietch Shoemaker

FRAMBESIA is a contagious, infectious malady, characterized by the formation of macules, papules, tubercles, and pustules, and accompanied bv more or less lassitude, fever, and pains in the joints and bones. The disease is endemic in ...

Google previewDiseases of Children (1921)

Designed for the Use of Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Herman Bernard Sheffield

However, while frambesia is a disease sui generis, it lias been found like syphilis to respond to intravenous injection of neosalvarsan. In the way of prophylaxis, it is important to avoid solution of continuity of the skin when handling patients ...

Google previewAn American Text-book of Genito-urinary Diseases, Syphilis and Diseases of the Skin (1898)

by Lemuel Bolton Bangs, William Augustus Hardaway

Frambesia is a contagious disease, though the specific microorganism has not yet been definitely determined. One attack usually confers immunity, though two or more attacks have occurred in the same individual. Among the predisposing ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

erysipelas/Saint Anthony's fire shingles fifth's disease sleeping sickness/ African sleeping sickness frambesia/yaws smallpox/variola German measles spotted fever glandular fever/infectious mononucleosis/mononucleosis strep throat/septic ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

GUSTERIT, faauga , *re-Grè g£1 a wiz &H Frambesia. See Framboesia. Framboesia. Yaws; a contagious cutaneous disease with raspberrylike tubercles; frambesia. ATGT Frame.

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

[frambesia + -oma, tumor] framboesia [Br.] see frambesia. frame (främ) A supporting or integrating structure made of parts fitted together. framework (främ' wörk) A structure that supports or encloses something. frame-work re-gion (främ' wörk ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

frambesia, raspberry] base raspberry-like (frambesia, frambesioma) Franco- [L. comb. form Franci-, the Franks] comb French (Franco- American, Franco-Canadian) -frang- [L. frangere, to break] base break (frangible, ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

frambesia 168 repeat) at an inherited fragile site on the X chromosome; therefore, it is an X-linked disorder. Characteristics of fragile X syndrome in boys may include, in addition to mental impairment, prominent or long ears, a long face, ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

frambesia free-text frambesia (fra ̆m-be ̄ze ̄-a ̆) [Fr. framboise, raspberry] Yaws. frambesioma (fra ̆m-be ̄-ze ̄-o ̄ma ̆) [ Gr. oma, tumor] The primary lesion of yaws in the form of a protruding nodule. This mother yaw appears at the ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1915)

by Casey Albert Wood

See Eyelids, Frambesia of the. Eyelids, Anakhre of the. This term is applied to an affection characterized by bony tumors on each side of the nose, found among \ Vest African negroes. See Eyelids, Goundon of the. Eyelids, Angioflbroma of the.

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

diphtheria, frambesia, yaws, rubella, roseola, German measles, leprosy, Hansen's disease, Lassa fever, mumps, paratyphoid fever, ...

Google previewMedical Dictionary (1813)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Surgery, Medicine, Midwifery, Anatomy, Chemistry, &c. &c. &c by John James Watt

See FRAMBEsia. YELLOW FEVER. - See Febrms conti Nu A. YELLOW SAUNDERS. See sant Alv M on TRINU M. Z. ZEDOARIA. Zedoary. The roots of this plant were for. Y E.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

frambesia, framboesia. See yaws. frame /frƗm/, a structure, usually rigid, designed for giving support to or for immobilising a part. frame of reference, the personal guidelines ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Health. 2 Vol. (2008)

by Wilhelm Kirch

YAWS Synonyms Frambesia; Pian Definition Yaws is defined as an infectious, nonvenereal tropical disease, primarily of children, characterizedby raspberrylike eruptions of the skin and caused by a spirochete, Treponema pertenue, that is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Medical Anthropology (2004)

Health and Illness in the World's Cultures Topics - Volume 1; Cultures - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember

it is characterized by ulcerating lesions which later affect bone—also called frambesia. y-linked inheritance. The key feature of the Y-linked mode is that ...

Google previewA Medical Dictionary: containing an explanation of the terms in surgery , medicine, etc. Second edition (1813)

by John James Watt

' FRAMBESIA, or YAWS. It is an endemic disorder oc ~ (curring in Guinea and America, according to Cullen. It is said to be infectious, ...

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