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Pronunciation: bū-bon′yū-lŭs


  1. An abscess occurring along the course of a lymphatic vessel.
  2. One of a number of hard nodules, often breaking down into ulcers, which form along the course of acutely inflamed lymphatic vessels of the dorsum of the penis.

[Mod. L. dim. of bubo]

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