forme fruste

[fôrm frōōst, früst]

n. pl. formes frustes (fôrm frōōst, früst)

An incomplete, abortive, or unusual form of a syndrome or disease.

Nearby words

  1. formative element,
  2. formatively,
  3. formboard,
  4. formby,
  5. forme,
  6. former,
  7. formerly,
  8. formfitting,
  9. formful,
  10. formic


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