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pian

(ˈpaɪən)
n
(Medicine) med a contagious disease common in Africa and South East Asia which first affects the skin, and then affects the bones. Also called: yaws
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Syphilis, "maladie de pians," "mal de Naples," "morbus gallicus," "belle verole," "grosse ou grande verole," and "lues venerea," evoked in the introduction and used throughout the book--amongst a multiplicity of related terms coexisting and competing in the literary, medical, and religious discourses--capture the metaphorical power of the disease as well as its importance that rivals, perhaps, only that of the plague.
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