Lymphogranuloma-venereum meaning

lĭmfə-grănyə-lōmə və-nîrrē-əm
A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia trachomatis) , characterized by an initial genital lesion followed by enlargement of the lymph nodes in the groin area.
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A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia trichomatis), often causing swelling of lymph nodes in the groin.
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A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia trachomatis) , characterized by an initial genital lesion followed by enlargement of the lymph nodes in the groin area.
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(pathology) A sexually transmitted disease caused by the invasive serovars L1, L2, or L3 of Chlamydia trachomatis.
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Origin of lymphogranuloma-venereum

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

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