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bubo

 [bu´bo] (pl. bu´boes)
a tender, enlarged, and inflamed lymph node, particularly in the axilla or groin, resulting from absorption of infective material and occurring in various diseases, such as lymphogranuloma venereum, plague, syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid, and tuberculosis.

bu·bo

(bū'bō),
Inflammatory swelling of one or more lymph nodes, usually in the groin; the confluent mass of nodes usually suppurates and drains pus.
[G. boubōn, the groin, a swelling in the groin]

bubo

/bu·bo/ (bu´bo) an enlarged and inflamed lymph node, particularly in the axilla or groin, due to such infections as plague, syphilis, gonorrhea, lymphogranuloma venereum, and tuberculosis.bubon´ic
climatic bubo  lymphogranuloma venereum.

bubo

(bo͞o′bō, byo͞o′-)
n. pl. bu·boes
An inflamed, tender swelling of a lymph node, especially in the area of the armpit or groin, that is characteristic of certain infectious diseases, such as bubonic plague, tuberculosis, and syphilis.

bubo

[byo̅o̅′bō] pl. buboes
Etymology: Gk, boubon, groin
a greatly enlarged, tender, inflamed lymph node usually in the groin that is associated with diseases such as chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum, and syphilis. Treatment includes specific antibiotic therapy, application of moist heat, and sometimes incision and drainage.
A tender, swollen—4–5 cm in diameter—purplish lymph node most commonly seen in the inguinal or the axilla, classically associated with lymphogranuloma venereum, but also seen in primary syphilis—when it accompanies a chancre, gonorrhoea, and plague

bubo

Infectious disease A tender, swollen, 4-5 cm in diameter, purplish lymph node most commonly seen in the inguinal or the axilla; bubos are classically associated with lymphogranuloma venereum, but may be associated with 1º syphilis–when it accompanies a chancre, gonorrhea, plague–hence the name bubonic plague, TB, et al. See Pseudobubo.

bu·bo

(bū'bō)
Inflammatory swelling of one or more lymph nodes, usually (but not necessarily) in the groin.

bubo

A swelling in the groin, or in the armpit, from enlargement of one or more lymph nodes as a result of infection. Buboes occur in many infections including PLAGUE, CHANCROID, SYPHILIS, GONORRHOEA, LYMPHOGRANULOMA VENEREUM and TUBERCULOSIS.

Bubo

An inflamed swelling inside a lymph node, characteristic of second-stage LGV.

bu·bo

(bū'bō)
Inflammatory swelling of lymph nodes, usually in the groin; confluent mass of nodes suppurates and drains pus.

bubo (byōō´bō),

n a lymph node that is enlarged as a result of an infection. The process may lead to suppuration; seen in primary syphilis, chancroid, plague, malaria, and other infectious processes.

bubo

an enlarged and inflamed lymph node, particularly in the axilla or groin, resulting from absorption of infective material and occurring in various diseases, e.g. tuberculosis.

indolent bubo
a hard, nearly painless bubo that shows no tendency to break.
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