Complete Definition of "leprosy"

English
wikipedia

Etymology
From L. term|leprosia|leprÅsia|lang=la.

Pronunciation
enPR|lÄp'rÉ-sÄ, IPA|/ËlÉprÉsi/

Noun
en-noun|lepros|ies

  1. disease An infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae.
  2. In the Bible, a disease of the skin not conclusively identified, which can also affect clothes and houses.

Synonyms
Hansen's disease

Derived terms
leper
leprous
leprotic

Translations
trans-top|the infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae
Croatian: t-|hr|guba|f
Dutch: t+|nl|lepra, t|nl|melaatsheid
German: t|de|Lepra|f, t-|de|Aussatz|m
Hebrew: t+|he|צרעת|f|trtsaraâat|scHebr
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Icelandic: t|is|holdsveiki|f, t|is|líkþrá|f
Russian: t|ru|пÑоказа|f|trprokáza|scCyrl
Serbian: t-|sr|guba|f, t|sr|prokaza|f
Swedish: t-|sv|lepra, t|sv|spetälska
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References
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