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(Medicine) lupus erythematosus
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|Noun||1.||LE - a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)|
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
lupus - any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease
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