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Related to lupus: Discoid lupus
A constellation of stars in the Southern Hemisphere near Centaurus and Scorpius.
[Latin, from lupus, wolf; see lupus.]
1. See systemic lupus erythematosus.
2. Any of several other forms of lupus erythematosus.
[Medieval Latin, ulcerative skin disease, from Latin, wolf (the scarring caused by such diseases being likened to the marks left by wolf bites); see wl̥kwo- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Pathology) any of various ulcerative skin diseases
[C16: via Medieval Latin from Latin: wolf; said to be so called because it rapidly eats away the affected part]
Usage: In current usage the word lupus alone is generally understood to signify lupus vulgaris, lupus erythematosus being normally referred to in full or by the abbreviation LE
n, Latin genitive Lupi (ˈluːpaɪ)
(Astronomy) a constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Centaurus and Ara
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system′ic lu′pus er•y•the•ma•to′sus(ˌɛr əˌθi məˈtoʊ səs, -ˌθɛm ə-)
an autoimmune inflammatory disease of the connective tissues, chiefly characterized by skin eruptions, joint pain, recurrent pleurisy, and kidney disease.
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|Noun||1.||lupus - any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease|
lupus vulgaris - tuberculosis of the skin; appears first on the face and heals slowly leaving deep scars
discoid lupus erythematosus, DLE - a chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40; characterized by an eruption of red lesions over the cheeks and bridge of the nose
LE, lupus erythematosus - a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
|2.||Lupus - a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Centaurus|
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lupus[ˈluːpəs] n → lupus m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n. lupus, enfermedad crónica de la piel de origen desconocido que causa lesiones degenerativas locales;
anticoagulant ___ → ___ anticoagulante;
___ vulgaris → ___ vulgar;
marginal ___ → ___ marginado.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
lupusn lupus m; discoid — lupus discoide; systemic — erythematosus (SLE) lupus eritematoso sistémico (LES)
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