tropical sore


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Noun1.tropical sore - leishmaniasis of the skintropical sore - leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions
kala azar, leishmaniasis, leishmaniosis - sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies
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Their trip is long and sometimes dangerous, but when they finally find their island paradise, it's everything they hoped for - golden beach, turquoise sea and a community of long-limbed, suntanned hard-bodied travellers, with not a tropical sore or sunburnt back between them.
Why does nobody get tropical sores when Joanna Lumley got them on the telly after only two days on a real island?

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