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bu·bo

 (bo͞o′bō, byo͞o′-)
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.]

bubo

(ˈbjuːbəʊ)
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]
bubonic adj

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]
bu′boed, adj.

bu·bo

(bo͞o′bō)
A swelling of a lymph node, especially of the armpit or groin. Buboes are characteristic of bubonic plague.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bubo - a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis
lymph gland, lymph node, node - the source of lymph and lymphocytes
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
family Strigidae, Strigidae - a family of nocturnal birds of the order Strigiformes
horned owl - large owls having prominent ear tufts
Translations

bu·bo

n. bubón, infl. linfática de la ingle.

bubo

n (pl buboes) bubón m
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According to this syndromic approach, patients are categorised into various groups--those with urethral discharge, cervical discharge, painful scrotal swelling, vaginal discharge, genital ulcer--non-herpetic, genital ulcer--herpetic, lower abdominal pain and inguinal bubo.
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