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n. pl. bu·boes
An inflamed, tender swelling of a lymph node, especially in the area of the armpit or groin, that is characteristic of certain infectious diseases, such as bubonic plague, tuberculosis, and syphilis.
[Middle English, from Late Latin būbō, būbōn-, from Greek boubōn, groin, swelling.]
n, pl -boes
(Pathology) pathol inflammation and swelling of a lymph node, often with the formation of pus, esp in the region of the armpit or groin
[C14: from Medieval Latin bubō swelling, from Greek boubōn groin, glandular swelling]
bu•bo(ˈbyu boʊ, ˈbu-)
n., pl. -boes.
an inflammatory swelling of a lymphatic gland, esp. in the groin or armpit.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin < Greek boubṓn literally, groin]
A swelling of a lymph node, especially of the armpit or groin. Buboes are characteristic of bubonic plague.
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|Noun||1.||bubo - a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis|
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
|2.||Bubo - a genus of Strigidae|
bird genus - a genus of birds
horned owl - large owls having prominent ear tufts
n. bubón, infl. linfática de la ingle.