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rupia

 [roo´pe-ah]
thick, dark, raised, lamellated, adherent crusts on the skin, somewhat resembling oyster shells, as in late recurrent secondary syphilis. adj., adj ru´pial.

ru·pi·a

(rū'pē-ă),
1. Ulcers of late secondary syphilis, covered with yellowish or brown crusts that have been compared in their appearance with oyster shells.
2. Term occasionally used to designate a very scaly, heaped-up, and secondarily infected psoriatic lesion.
[G. rhypos, filth]

rupia

/ru·pia/ (roo´pe-ah) thick, dark, raised, lamellated, adherent crusts on the skin, somewhat resembling oyster shells, as in late recurrent secondary syphilis.ru´pial

rupia

[ro̅o̅′pē·ə]
a pustular eruption associated with secondary syphilis. It is characterized by encrusted ulcers resembling shells on darkly pigmented skin.

ru·pi·a

(rū'pē-ă)
1. Ulcers of late secondary syphilis, covered with yellowish or brown crusts.
2. Synonym(s): yaws.
3. Term occasionally used to designate a very scaly, heaped-up, and secondarily infected psoriatic lesion.
[G. rhypos, filth]

ru·pi·a

(rū'pē-ă)
Ulcers of late secondary syphilis, covered with yellowish or brown crusts that have been compared in their appearance with oyster shells.
[G. rhypos, filth]
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