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bubonic plague


Definition: the usual form of plague manifestations of which include inflammatory enlargement of the lymphatic glands in the groin, axillae, or other parts.

Synonym(s): glandular plague, pestis bubonica, pestis fulminans, pestis major, polyadenitis maligna

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