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  1. Ulcers that develop in late secondary syphilis and are covered with yellowish or brown crusts.
  2. yaws
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Related formsrupi•al adj.
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  • Its use is confined to the later symptoms,—to Periostitis, and the late eruptions, as Rupia.

    The Action of Medicines in the System

    Frederick William Headland