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yaws

(yawz),
An infectious tropical disease caused by Treponema pertenue and characterized by the development of crusted granulomatous ulcers on the extremities; may involve bone, but, unlike syphilis, does not produce central nervous system or cardiovascular pathology.
See also: nonvenereal syphilis.
[of Caribbean origin; similar to Calinago yaya, the disease]

yaws

(yawz)
An infectious tropical disease caused by Treponema pertenue and characterized by the development of crusted granulomatous ulcers on the extremities; may involve bone, but, unlike syphilis, does not cause central nervous system or cardiovascular damage.
Synonym(s): boubas, bubas, frambesia, granuloma tropicum, pian, rupia (2) .
[of Caribbean origin; similar to Calinago word yaya, the disease]
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'In Chinese, 'pian' means a piece of writing or a chapter.
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"Now we realise that there were unanticipated side branches on this tree, some of which became gigantic." Archer said he was confident that the single tooth, which was discovered by Rebecca Pian, a PhD candidate at Columbia University in the United States, was sufficient evidence of a new species.
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