[ păp′yə-lō-nə-krŏt′ĭk ]
A chronic form of cutaneous tuberculosis caused by an allergic reaction to the tubercle bacillus, characterized by dusky-red papules primarily on the extremities that become crusty and ulcerated.
- photovoltaic cell,
- photovoltaic effect,
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