Definition of Granuloma inguinale
1. Noun. A venereal disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Calymmatobacterium; characterized by a pimply rash of the skin in the genital and groin region.
Generic synonyms: Cupid's Disease, Cupid's Itch, Dose, Sexually Transmitted Disease, Social Disease, Std, Vd, Venereal Disease, Venereal Infection, Venus's Curse
Medical Definition of Granuloma inguinale
Lexicographical Neighbors of Granuloma Inguinale
Literary usage of Granuloma inguinale
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Medical Research by American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists (1901)
"Cleland (1909) found a spirochete in cases of granuloma inguinale in the native women ... In 1905 Donovan observed cell inclusions in granuloma inguinale, ..."
2. Diseases of the skin: Inluding the Acute Eruptive Fevers by Frank Crozer Knowles (1914)
"... granuloma of the pudenda; Perforating granuloma of the thigh; granuloma inguinale ... granuloma inguinale ..."
3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"RANDALL, SMALL, AND BELK: granuloma inguinale appetite a capricious affair, ... Treatment for granuloma inguinale was instituted January 29, 1921, ..."
4. Diseases of the Skin: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners by J. M. H. MacLeod (1921)
"GRANULOMA. INGUINALE Syn. : Ulcerating granuloma of the pudenda. ... The modern names of granuloma inguinale or Granuloma ..."