Paget's disease love

Paget's disease

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A disease, occurring chiefly in old age, in which the bones become enlarged and weakened, often resulting in fracture or deformation.
  • n. A form of breast cancer affecting the areola and nipple.
  • n. A skin cancer arising from apocrine sweat glands.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The bone disease osteitis deformans.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Eczema about the nipple, terminating in carcinoma.
  • n. Arthritis and osteitis deformans.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities

Etymologies

After Sir James Paget.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named after British surgeon James Paget (1814-1899) who was the first to describe this disease. (Wiktionary)

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