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frambesia

or fram·boe·sia

[fram-bee-zhuh]
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noun Pathology.
  1. yaws.

Origin of frambesia

1760–70; < New Latin, Latinization of French framboise. See framboise
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British Dictionary definitions for framboesia

framboesia

US frambesia

noun
  1. pathol another name for yaws

Word Origin

C19: from New Latin, from French framboise raspberry; see framboise; so called because of its raspberry-like excrescences
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framboesia in Medicine

frambesia

(frăm-bēzhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
  1. yaws