Definition: Meaning of, leprosy in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈlɛprəsi /

  • noun
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  1. a very serious infectious disease in which the flesh and nerves are gradually destroyed
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leprosy used in phrases

  • lepromatous leprosy (noun)
    1. a very serious form of leprosy characterized by lesions that spread over much of the body and affecting many systems of the body
  • leprosy bacillus (noun)
    1. cause of leprosy
  • tuberculoid leprosy (noun)
    1. leprosy characterized by tumors in the skin and cutaneous nerves
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