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leproma

[ le-proh-muh ]
/ lɛˈproʊ mə /
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noun, plural le·pro·mas, le·pro·ma·ta [le-proh-muh-tuh]. /lɛˈproʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

the swollen lesion of leprosy.

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Origin of leproma

1890–95; <New Latin, Latin lepr(a) leprosy (see leper) + -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM leproma

le·prom·a·tous [le-prom-uh-tuhs, -proh-muh-], /lɛˈprɒm ə təs, -ˈproʊ mə-/, adjective
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Medical definitions for leproma

leproma
[ lĕ-prōmə ]

n. pl. lep•ro•mas

A circumscribed, discrete nodular skin lesion characteristic of leprosy.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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