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lues

[loo-eez] /ˈlu iz/
noun, Pathology.
1.
Origin of lues
1625-1635
1625-35; < New Latin, special use of Latin luēs plague, contagion
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lues

/ˈluːiːz/
noun (rare) (pl) lues
1.
any venereal disease
2.
a pestilence
Derived Forms
luetic (luːˈɛtɪk) adjective
luetically, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin, from Latin: calamity
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lues in Medicine

lues lu·es (lōō'ēz)
n. pl. lues
Syphilis.


lu·et'ic (-ět'ĭk) adj.
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