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mal

 [mal] (Fr. and Sp.)
mal de Meleda symmetrical keratosis of the palms and soles associated with a dry, scaly thickening of the wrists and ankles.
mal de mer seasickness.

mal

(mahl),
A disease or disorder.
[Fr. fr. L. malum, an evil]

mal

(mahl) [Fr. and Sp.] disease.
grand mal  (grahn) see under epilepsy.
mal de Meleda  (dĕ mel´ĕ-dah) a chronic, inherited, symmetrical hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles with spreading to their dorsal aspects and to other parts of the body; cutaneous lesions are erythematous, scaling, malodorous, and fissured.
petit mal  (pĕ-te´) see under epilepsy.

mal

[mal, mäl]
Etymology: L, malus, bad
an illness or disease, such as grand mal or petit mal.

mal

(mahl)
A disease or disorder.
[Fr. Sp. fr L. malum, evil]

mal-,

pref a prefix denoting a bad or unfavorable condition.

mal

[Fr.] illness. disease.

mal de caderas
see trypanosomaequinum.
mal du coit
see dourine.
mal do eucalipto
disease caused by poisoning with the fungus Ramaria spp.
grand mal
a generalized convulsive seizure attended by loss of consciousness. See also seizure.
mal des mains sales
see hydatid disease.
mal de mer
seasickness.
petit mal
momentary loss of consciousness without convulsive movements. See also seizure.
mal de playa
South American name for lantana poisoning.