Definition of Furunculosis

1. Noun. Acute skin disease characterized by the presence of many furuncles.




Definition of Furunculosis

1. Noun. (medicine) The presence of furuncles or boils. ¹

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Definition of Furunculosis

1. [n -LOSES]

Medical Definition of Furunculosis

1. 1. The persistent sequential occurrence of furuncles over a period of weeks or months. 2. The simultaneous occurrence of a number of furuncles. (05 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Furunculosis

furthering
furthermore
furthermost
furthers
furthersome
furtive
furtively
furtiveness
furtivenesses
furuncle
furuncles
furuncular
furunculoid
furunculoses
furunculosis (current term)
furunculous
furunculus
furutobeite
furverts
fury
furyl
furylfuramide
furyls
furze-pig
furze-pigs
furze pig
furzechat

Literary usage of Furunculosis

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1899)
"... the visceral metastasis, but in only one case was there a generalized involvement of the lymphatic glands. Pathogenesis of furunculosis in Nurslings. ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"(c) furunculosis In this condition, local areas of inflammation occur in the subcutaneous tissue. In the center of each area, containing masses of ..."

3. A Text-book of Pathology by William George MacCallum (1916)
"furunculosis.—Cultures from the skin of healthy persons show (J. Koch) a great number of staphylococci, partly saprophytic, partly truly pathogenic. ..."

4. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"furunculosis. Furuncle arises through the extension of acne inflammation from the walls of the sebaceous glands to the neighboring tissue with subsequent ..."

5. The Practice of pediatrics by Charles Gilmore Kerley (1914)
"furunculosis (BOILS) Boils are frequent in delicate, poorly nourished infants and ... What might be looked upon as a chronic condition of furunculosis ..."

6. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1919)
"furunculosis • There is no special diet for furunculosis. The general nutrition should be improved by prescribing a varied diet of well-prepared food. ..."

7. Practical dietetics: With Special Reference to Diet in Diseases by William Gilman Thompson (1905)
"Tobacco should be temporarily withheld. furunculosis, OR BOILS furunculosis is often wrongly attributed to dietetic errors or high ..."

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