lymphogranuloma venereum

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Related to Chlamydial lymphogranuloma: lymphogranuloma inguinale, venereal lymphogranuloma, climatic bubo

lym·pho·gran·u·lo·ma ve·ne·re·um

 (lĭm′fə-grăn′yə-lō′mə və-nîr′rē-əm)
A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia trachomatis), characterized by an initial genital lesion followed by enlargement of the lymph nodes in the groin area.

[New Latin : lympho- + granuloma + Latin venereum, neuter of venereus, venereal.]
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Noun1.lymphogranuloma venereum - infectious disease caused by a species of chlamydia bacterium; transmitted by sexual contact; characterized by genital lesions and swelling of lymph nodes in the groin
sexually transmitted disease, social disease, STD, VD, venereal disease, venereal infection, Venus's curse, Cupid's disease, Cupid's itch, dose - a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact

lym·pho·gran·u·lo·ma ve·ne·re·um

, venereal lymphogranuloma
n. linfogranuloma venéreo, enfermedad viral trasmitida sexualmente que puede producir elefantiasis de los genitales y estrechez rectal.

lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)

n linfogranuloma venéreo (LGV)