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Meaning of MOLLUSCUM

Pronunciation:  mu'luskum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any skin disease characterized by soft pulpy nodules
 

MOLLUSCUM is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: disease of the skin, molluscum contagiosum, skin condition, skin disease, skin disorder, skin problem

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mol*lus"cum\, n. [NL. See {Mollusk}.] (Med.)
A cutaneous disease characterized by numerous tumors, of
various forms, filled with a thick matter; -- so called from
the resemblance of the tumors to some molluscous animals.
--Dunglison.

 

 

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