Definition of Noli-me-tangere

1. Noun. A cancerous ulcer of soft tissue and bone.

Generic synonyms: Ulcer, Ulceration



Medical Definition of Noli-me-tangere

1. 1. Any plant of a genus of herbs (Impatiens) having capsules which, if touched when ripe, discharge their seeds. See Impatiens. The squirting cucumber. See Cucumber. 2. A name formerly applied to several varieties of ulcerous cutaneous diseases, but now restricted to Lupus exedens, an ulcerative affection of the nose. Origin: L, touch me not. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Noli-me-tangere

noisomenesses
noisy
noizuyo-e
nojirimycin
nol-pros
nol-prossed
nol-prosses
nol-prossing
nol. pros.
nol pros
nolanite
nolde
nole
nolens volens
noles
noli-me-tangere (current term)
noli illegitimi carborundum
nolition
nolitions
noll
nolle pros
nolle prosequi
nolle prosequied
nolle prosequies
nolle prosequing
nolle prosequis
nolleity
nollies
nolls

Literary usage of Noli-me-tangere

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Herod could not brook to have his incest meddled with—that was a NOLI ME TANGERE. 1791. C. SMITH, Desmond, I. 248 (1792). Every attempt at redress is ..."

2. Wanderings in South America, the North-west of the United States, and the by Charles Waterton (1852)
"His motto may be, " Noli me tangere." As his habits and his haunts differ materially from those of every other animal in the forest, their interests never ..."

3. Ninety-six Sermons by Lancelot Andrewes (1850)
"No place in Christ for a noli me tangere. Of those that hurt us, some we have no ... An angry inflammation there is, the name of it is a noli me tangere; ..."

4. Philippine Life in Town and Country by James Alfred LeRoy, James Alfred Le Roy (1907)
"Here is another photograph from Noli Me Tangere: . " San Diego was a kind of Rome, but not Rome when the adventurer Romulus traced its walls with the plough ..."

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