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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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.
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Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
buboInfectious 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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Inflammatory swelling of one or more lymph nodes, usually (but not necessarily) in the groin.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
buboA 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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
An inflamed swelling inside a lymph node, characteristic of second-stage LGV.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Inflammatory swelling of lymph nodes, usually in the groin; confluent mass of nodes suppurates and drains pus.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012