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lupus vulgaris

Definitions of lupus vulgaris
  1. noun
    tuberculosis of the skin; appears first on the face and heals slowly leaving deep scars
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    type of:
    T.B., TB, tuberculosis
    infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)
    lupus
    any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease
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