lepra definition

  • noun:
    • leprosy
    • Leprosy.
    • In pathology, a chronic and virtually uniformly incurable infection, due to a well-determined bacillus, Bacillus lepræ.
    • Among a class of scaly skin-affections, mostly psoriasis; lepra Græcorum.
    • In botany, a scurfy or mealy matter on the surface of some flowers.

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