Lymphogranuloma Venereum Definition

lĭmfə-grănyə-lōmə və-nîrrē-əm
A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia trichomatis), often causing swelling of lymph nodes in the groin.
Webster's New World
  • lymphopathia venereum
  • lgv

Origin of Lymphogranuloma Venereum

  • New Latin lympho– granuloma Latin venereum neuter of venereus venereal

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

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