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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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blamed for which causes fever, headache, chills, weakness, and swollen, tender and painful lymph nodes called buboes, which progressively darken, giving rise to the name Black Death.
A bite from a flea infected with one of the strains can lead to bubonic plague, Who, which causes fever, headache, chills, weakness, and swollen, tender and painful lymph nodes called buboes, which progressively darken, giving rise to the name Black Death.
Symptoms were the appearance of buboes which oozed puss and bled when opened, black spots, acute fever, lung infections and vomiting of blood.
In the first phase of the Day's Introduction, before the assembly of the brigata, the narrator uses parere in those instances cited above in order to underline the phenomenological shock he has experienced: thus he witnesses the growth of buboes ("gavoccioli") as the "certissimo indizio di futura morte" ("most certain indication of coming death") against which doctors appeared (pareva) to have no remedy (Dec.
He made accurate observations regarding the development of the disease: the hard Hunterian chancre, the development of buboes in the groins, and the rash of secondary syphilis (9).