mother yaw

noun Pathology.

the initial lesion of yaws, occurring at the site of inoculation.

Nearby words

  1. mother spleenwort,
  2. mother superior,
  3. mother teresa,
  4. mother tongue,
  5. mother wit,
  6. mother's boy,
  7. mother's day,
  8. mother's helper,
  9. mother-in-law,
  10. mother-in-law plant

Origin of mother yaw

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for mother yaw

mother yaw


A large granulomatous lesion that may be the initial lesion in yaws and is most commonly present on the hand, leg, or foot.buba madre frambesioma

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