Definition of Carate

1. a tropical skin disease [n -S]



Medical Definition of Carate

1. An infectious disease of the skin caused by treponema carateum that occurs only in the western hemisphere. Age of onset is between 10 and 20 years of age. This condition is characterised by marked changes in the skin colour and is believed to be transmitted by direct person-to-person contact. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carate

caranxes
carap
carapace
carapaced
carapacelike
carapaces
carapato
carapatos
carapax
carapaxes
caraps
carat
caratage
carate (current term)
carates
carats
carauna
caraunas
caravan
caravan-park
caravan inn
caravan park
caravan parks
caravaned
caravaneer
caravaneers
caravaner
caravaners

Literary usage of Carate

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1. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1891)
"... written by Francisco de Xerez, Secretary of Francisco de Pizarro,37 and the ampler one, of the same wild achievements, which Augustin de carate began on ..."

2. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1858)
"carate is never fatal by itself. By Dr. BANKS, Physician, to the Whitworth and Hardwicke Hospitals. ART. 83.— On a peculiar Discoloration of the Skin in ..."

3. Costa Rica by Stephane G Marceau, Francis Giguere, Yves Seguin (2000)
"The carate Region Cabins carate Jungle Camp $-$$ sb,# •0735-5211 Cabins carate Jungle Camp is located in the forest near carate. This establishment rents a ..."

4. A Naturalist in the Guianas by Eugène André (1904)
"In strong contrast with the lightness with which any one affected with carate looks upon his affliction in this out-of-the-way place, ..."

5. Italy's Foreign and Colonial Policy: A Selection from the Speeches Delivered by Tommaso Tittoni, Bernardo Quaranta di San Severino, Maggiorino Ferraris (1914)
"This will be an act of political sincerity ; political sincerity to which, for my part, I have never failed, because at carate I did not try to create false ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"It weighs 279 carate ; but U said to have weighed in the rough state 900 carats.—The Orlow diamond, belonging to the Russian emperor, and which was once the ..."

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