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donovanosis in Medicine

donovanosis

(dŏn′ə-və-nōsĭs)
n.
  1. A chronic destructive ulceration of the inguinal region and the external genitalia caused by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis, which is observed intracellularly as Leishman-Donovan bodies in the infected tissue.granuloma inguinale
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