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Medical Term:

granuloma inguinale

 

Definition: a specific granuloma, classified as a venereal disease and caused by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis observed in macrophages as Donovan bodies; the ulcerating granulomatous lesions occur in the inguinal regions and the genitalia; peripheral extension of the lesions produces extensive destruction.

Synonym(s): granuloma venereum

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