swimming pool granuloma

n.

A chronic, low-grade, wartlike lesion most commonly seen on the knee and caused by mycobacterial infection of a cut or scrape sustained in a swimming pool.

Nearby words

  1. swimming costume,
  2. swimming crab,
  3. swimming hole,
  4. swimming pool,
  5. swimming pool conjunctivitis,
  6. swimmingly,
  7. swimsuit,
  8. swimwear,
  9. swinburne,
  10. swinburne, algernon charles


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