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fo·go sel·va·gem(fō'gō sel'vă-jem),
A form of pemphigus foliaceus, occurring in southern Brazil, in which the lesions are bullous, appear localized to the face and upper trunk, become widespread, variegated, erythrodermic, and exfoliative, and are immunologically indistinguishable from pemphigus foliaceus or vulgaris.
[Pg. wild fire]
Public safety An uncontrolled fire—e.g., forest fire, scrub fire—that occurs in sparsely or unpopulated regions