leproma

A fairly well-circumscribed discrete focus of granulomatous inflammation, caused by Mycobacterium leprae, which consists chiefly of an accumulation of large mononuclear phagocytic cells in which the cytoplasm seems finely vacuolated (i.e., foam cells); the foamlike character of the macrophages is related to the engulfing of numerous acid-fast organ...
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leproma

(lәp-ro´mә) a superficial granulomatous nodule, rich in bacilli, the characteristic lesion of lepromatous leprosy. adj., lepro´matous., adj.
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leproma

leproma, lepromatou 1. A cutaneous (skin) nodule or tubercle characteristic of leprosy. 2. A superficial granulomatous nodule rich in Mycobacterium leprae, and the characteristic lesion of lepromatous leprosy. 3. A fairly well-circumscribed discrete focus of granulomatous inflammation, caused by Mycobacterium leprae, which consists chiefly of an ...
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leproma

Type: Term Pronunciation: lĕ-prō′mă Definitions: 1. A fairly well-circumscribed discrete focus of granulomatous inflammation, caused by Mycobacterium leprae, which consists chiefly of an accumulation of large mononuclear phagocytic cells in which the cytoplasm seems finely vacuolated (foam cells); the foamlike character of the ...
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