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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: gun'du


A disease, endemic in West Africa, characterized by exostoses from the nasal processes of the maxillary bones, producing a symmetric swelling on each side of the nose; believed to be an osteitis connected with yaws.

Synonym(s): anákhré, dog nose, gorondou, henpuye

[native name]

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