Furunculosis definition

fyo͝o-rŭngkyə-lōsĭs
A skin condition characterized by the development of recurring boils.
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A skin condition characterized by the development of recurring boils.
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The disorder characterized by the recurrent appearance of furuncles.
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(medicine) The presence of furuncles or boils.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
furunculosis
Plural:
furunculoses

Origin of furunculosis

  • Latin fūrunculus furuncle furuncle –osis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • furuncle +‎ -osis

    From Wiktionary