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n acronym for
  1. Leprosy Relief Association
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Examples from the Web for lepra

Historical Examples

  • Sulphur has been used with benefit in Eczema, Impetigo, and Lepra.

    The Action of Medicines in the System

    Frederick William Headland

  • In ichthyosis, lepra, psoriasis, and some other scaly skin diseases.

  • Dr Collier states that a strong lotion of nitric acid is almost a specific in lepra, and several other kindred skin diseases.

  • They were all called by hard names; the eldest was named Lepra, the second Chras, and the third Scorbutia.

  • In lepra, psoriasis, &c.; and in corroding tubercular diseases.