SYN: mother yaw. [frambesia + -oma, tumor]

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fram·be·si·o·ma (fram-be″ze-oґmə) mother yaw; see under yaw.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • yaw — An individual lesion of the eruption of yaws. mother y. a large granulomatous lesion, considered to be the primary inoculation lesion in yaws, most commonly present on the hand, leg …   Medical dictionary

  • mother yaw — n the initial superficial lesion of yaws appearing at the site of infection after an incubation period of several weeks * * * the initial cutaneous lesion of yaws; called also frambesioma and framboesioma …   Medical dictionary

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