- A disease.
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Examples from the Web for morbus
But morbus pauperum is not the only principle of infective disease.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)
This stroke alludes to a rumour of the times, noticed also by Clarendon, that Pym died of the morbus pediculosus.Calamities and Quarrels of Authors
In the above story we have also the explanation of one synonym of epilepsy, the morbus sancti Iohannis.
This disease, called Morbus Pediculosus or Pthiriasis, is not unknown in modern times.Plutarch's Lives, Volume II
Aubrey Stewart & George Long
Tuberculous disease of the hip, morbus coxæ, or “hip-joint disease,” is especially common in the poorer classes.