pemphigous

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  • pemphigous — adjective of or relating to or manifesting pemphigus • Pertains to noun: ↑pemphigus • Derivationally related forms: ↑pemphigus …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pemphigus — pemphigoid /pem fi goyd /, adj. pemphigous, adj. /pem fi geuhs, pem fuy /, n. Pathol. any of several diseases, often fatal, characterized by blisters on the skin and mucous membranes. [1770 80; < NL < Gk pemphig (s. of pémphix) bubble + L us n.… …   Universalium

  • pemphigus — n. Med. the formation of watery blisters or eruptions on the skin. Derivatives: pemphigoid adj. pemphigous adj. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk pemphix igos bubble …   Useful english dictionary

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