Definition of Frambesia

1. Noun. An infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages; marked by red skin eruptions and ulcerating lesions.

Exact synonyms: Framboesia, Yaws
Generic synonyms: Infectious Disease



Definition of Frambesia

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frambesia

fraining
frains
fraipontite
fraise
fraised
fraises
fraising
fraist
fraked
frakel
fraktur
frakturs
framable
frambaesia
frambesia (current term)
frambesia tropica
frambesias
frambesiform
frambesiform syphilid
frambesioma
framboesia
framboid
framboise
framboises
frame
frame-up
frame-ups
frame ball

Literary usage of Frambesia

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1. Diseases of the Skin and the Eruptive Fevers by Jay Frank Schamberg (1915)
"frambesia is an infectious disease, endemic in certain tropical countries, characterized by papules, tubercles, and tumors having the appearance of ..."

2. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of students and by Oliver Samuel Ormsby (1921)
"frambesia is an infectious and contagious disorder, existing endemically in certain tropical countries, affecting chiefly the colored races, ..."

3. A Compend of diseases of the skin by Jay Frank Schamberg (1905)
"frambesia is an infectious disease, endemic in certain tropical countries, characterized by ... frambesia is contagious, and due to a specific bacillus. ..."

4. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1903)
"frambesia and Similar Diseases of the Tropics. ... Heft 3) says that frambesia is a disease of the skin characterized by an eruption of round excrescences, ..."

5. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin by John Vietch Shoemaker (1909)
"frambesia is a contagious, infectious malady, < formation of macules, papules, tubercles, and pustules, more or less lassitude, fever, and pains in the ..."

6. Infection, immunity and serum therapy in relation to the infectious diseases by Howard Taylor Ricketts, George Frederick Dick (1913)
"frambesia. frambesia or yaws is a tropical disease found in both hemispheres. Castellani found a spirillum associated with the lesions which corresponds ..."

7. Diseases of the skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1919)
"frambesia. Synonyms.—Yaws; Pian: Tonga. Definition.—An infectious, endemic disorder, peculiar to certain tropical countries, which is probably due to the ..."

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