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An infectious disease of the skin, nervous system, and mucous membranes that is caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae. Leprosy is transmitted via person-to-person contact. For thousands of years leprosy was one of the world's most feared communicable diseases because the nerve and skin damage often led to terrible disfigurement and disab [..]
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name given to various chronic skin diseases, later in more restricted use, 1530s, probably from leprous + -y (4). First used in Coverdale Bible, where it renders Hebrew cara'ath, which apparently [..]
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leprophobia
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Leprosy [N] [T](Heb. tsara'ath, a "smiting," a "stroke," because the disease was regarded as a direct providential infliction). This name is from the Greek lepra, by which the [..]
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A chronic disease that affects the skin, mucous membrane and nerves. It is now confined mainly to the tropics and is transmitted by direct contact. Previously a widely feared disease, leprosy is not h [..]
Source: sciencemuseum.org.uk

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chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions; characterized by inflamed nodules beneath the skin and wasting of body parts; caused by the bacillus Mycobacte [..]
Source: google-dictionary.so8848.com

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A skin disease that discolors and destroys flesh. Moses struck his sister, Miriam, with leprosy after she complained about his marriage to a dark Cushite wife. This appropriately caused Miriam’s skin to turn snow white.
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(Heb. tsara'ath, a "smiting," a "stroke," because the disease was regarded as a direct providential infliction). This name is from the Greek lepra, by which the Greek physicia [..]
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To dream that you are infected with this dread disease, foretells sickness, by which you will lose money and incur the displeasure of others. If you see others afflicted thus, you will meet discouraging prospects and love will turn into indifference.   
Source: dreams-dictionary.org

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A skin infection caused by a bacterium, which can also be associated with nerve damage. The bacterium involved is called Mycobacterium leprae.
Source: medindia.net

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Longest lasting disease out of all sickness. lang=en
Sylas Williams - 11 October 2020

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  A contagious disease that affects the skin, mucous membranes and nerves causing disfigurement.
Source: doctor.ndtv.com

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long lasting disease caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae.  Dr. Johnson describes it as a loathsome distemper, which covers the body with a kind of white scales.
Source: thornber.net

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A constitutional malignant disease, cutaneous in initial phase but later involving both tissue and bone. (19thC) Now known to be caused by a bacterium (Modern)
Source: hharp.org

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Leprosy is a disease affecting the skin which is caused by a bacterial infection.
Source: myvmc.com

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A chronic granulomatous Infection caused by Mycobacterium leprae. The granulomatous lesions are manifested in the Skin, the Mucous Membranes, and the Peripheral Nerves. Two polar or principal types ar [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A form of Leprosy in which there are clinical manifestations of both principal types (lepromatous and tuberculoid). The Disease may shift toward one of these two polar or principal Forms.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A chronic communicable Infection which is a principal or polar form of Leprosy. This disorder is caused by Mycobacterium leprae and produces diffuse granulomatous Skin lesions in the form of nodules, [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A principal or polar form of Leprosy in which the Skin lesions are few and are sharply demarcated. Peripheral Nerve involvement is pronounced and may be severe. Unlike Lepromatous Leprosy (Leprosy, Le [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A chronic granulomatous infection caused by MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. The granulomatous lesions are manifested in the skin, the mucous membranes, and the peripheral nerves. Two polar or principal types ar [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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A form of LEPROSY in which there are clinical manifestations of both principal types (lepromatous and tuberculoid). The disease may shift toward one of these two polar or principal forms.
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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A chronic communicable infection which is a principal or polar form of LEPROSY. This disorder is caused by MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE and produces diffuse granulomatous skin lesions in the form of nodules, [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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A principal or polar form of LEPROSY in which the skin lesions are few and are sharply demarcated. Peripheral nerve involvement is pronounced and may be severe. Unlike lepromatous leprosy (LEPROSY, LE [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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An infection of the skin and nerves caused by the bacterium Mycobactrium leprae. Infection leads to ulceration of skin, bones and visera and can result in loss of sensation and deformation. Also calle [..]
Source: koshland-science-museum.org


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