lymphogranuloma venereum definition

  • noun:
    • A sexually transmitted illness brought on by a bacterium (Chlamydia trachomatis) and characterized initially by a genital lesion followed closely by enhancement regarding the lymph nodes inside crotch area.
    • A sexually transmitted illness due to the invasive serovars L1, L2, or L3 of Chlamydia trachomatis.
    • infectious disease due to a species of chlamydia bacterium; transmitted by sexual contact; described as genital lesions and inflammation of lymph nodes in groin

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