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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions [syn: cutaneous leishmaniasis, Old World leishmaniasis, oriental sore, tropical sore, Delhi boil, Aleppo boil]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Aleppo boil A*lep"po boil, button button, or evil evil . (Med.) A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific bacillus. Called also Aleppo ulcer, Biskara boil, Delhi boil, Oriental sore, etc.



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