HyperDic: lupus_vulgaris

English > 1 sense of the expression lupus vulgaris:
NOUNstatelupus vulgaristuberculosis of the skin
English > lupus vulgaris: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningtuberculosis of the skin; appears first on the face and heals slowly leaving deep scars.
BroaderlupusAny of several forms of ulcerative skin disease
tuberculosis, TB, T.B.infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages / stages)
Spanishlupus vulgaris
Catalanlupus vulgaris

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