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Related to framboesia: Frambesia tropica
(Pathology) pathol another name for yaws
[C19: from New Latin, from French framboise raspberry; see framboise; so called because of its raspberry-like excrescences]
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a contagious tropical disease. Also called yaws.See also: Disease and Illness
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|Noun||1.||framboesia - an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages; marked by red skin eruptions and ulcerating lesions|
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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