granuloma inguinale

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granuloma inguinale:

see sexually transmitted diseasesexually transmitted disease
(STD) or venereal disease,
term for infections acquired mainly through sexual contact. Five diseases were traditionally known as venereal diseases: gonorrhea, syphilis, and the less common granuloma inguinale, lymphogranuloma venereum, and
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granuloma inguinale

[‚gran·yə′lō·mə ‚iŋ·gwə′nä·lē]
(medicine)
An infectious, chronic, destructive granulomatous lesion of humans most frequently localized in the genital and inguinal regions; caused by Donovan bodies (Donovania granulomatis).
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