Origin of serpigo
Related formsser·pig·i·nous [ser-pij-uh-nuh s] /sərˈpɪdʒ ə nəs/, adjective
Examples from the Web for serpiginous
It may also present the appearance of a serpiginous lupus vulgaris or syphiloderm.
A rodent ulcer was eating its way upwards, coiling on in its serpiginous fashion until the end of it was flush with her collar.The Man from Archangel|A. Conan Doyle
The actual cautery is best for serpiginous corneal ulcers, carbolic acid being more satisfactory for those of the vesicular type.
Several groups may coalesce, and a serpiginous tract result (serpiginous tubercular syphiloderm).
When the eruption spreads at the border, clearing up at the older part; as, for instance, in the serpiginous syphiloderm.