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bubo[bu´bo] (pl. bu´boes)
bubo(boo'bo) plural.buboes [Gr. boubon, groin, swollen gland]
An inflamed, swollen, or enlarged lymph node often exhibiting suppuration, occurring commonly after infective disease due to absorption of infective material. The nodes most commonly affected are those of the groin and axilla.
A bubo in the armpit.
A bubo in which suppuration does not occur.
A bubo in the region of the groin.Synonym: buboadenitis
A bubo resulting from a venereal disease.See: lymphogranuloma venereum
Smooth, oval, reddened, and very painful swellings in the armpits, groin, or neck that occur as a result of infection with the plague.
Mentioned in: Plague