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bubo


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bubo  \Bu"bo\  (b[=u]"b[-o]),  n.;  pl  {Buboes}  (-b[-o]z).  [LL. 
  bubo  the  groin,  a  swelling  in  the  groin,  Gr  boubw`n.]  (Med.) 
  An  inflammation,  with  enlargement,  of  a  lymphatic  gland,  esp. 
  in  the  groin,  as  in  syphilis. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bubo 
  n  1:  a  lymph  node  that  is  inflamed  and  swollen  because  of  plague 
  or  gonorrhea  or  tuberculosis 
  2:  a  genus  of  Strigidae  [syn:  {Bubo},  {genus  Bubo}] 




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