bacillary angiomatosis

n.

A skin disease characterized by raised, red lesions, caused by bacterial infection in individuals with weakened immune systems, and treatable with antibiotics, although potentially fatal if untreated.

Nearby words

  1. balky,
  2. ball,
  3. ball ammunition,
  4. ball and chain,
  5. ball and ring,
  6. ball boy,
  7. ball clay,
  8. ball club,
  9. ball cock,
  10. ball control


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