Hansen's disease definition

  • noun:
    • See leprosy.
    • the condition leprosy, caused by illness by Mycobacterium leprae.
    • persistent granulomatous communicable illness occurring in tropical and subtropical areas; characterized by swollen nodules under the epidermis and spending of body parts; due to the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae

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