pemphigous


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pem·phi·gus

 (pĕm′fĭ-gəs, pĕm-fī′gəs)
n.
Any of several acute or chronic skin diseases characterized by groups of itching blisters.

[New Latin pemphīgus, from Greek pemphīx, pemphīg-, pustule.]

pem′phi·gous adj.

pemphigous

(ˈpɛmfɪɡəs)
adj
(Pathology) pathol of, relating to, or affected by pemphigus
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Adj.1.pemphigous - of or relating to or manifesting pemphigus