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mother yaw

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noun Pathology.

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

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Origin of mother yaw

First recorded in 1815–25
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Medical definitions for mother yaw

mother yaw

n.

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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