from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia trachomatis) and characterized initially by a genital lesion followed by enlargement of the lymph nodes in the groin area.
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- n. A sexually transmitted disease caused by the invasive serovars L1, L2, or L3 of Chlamydia trachomatis.
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- n. infectious disease caused by a species of chlamydia bacterium; transmitted by sexual contact; characterized by genital lesions and swelling of lymph nodes in the groin
New Latin : lympho- + granuloma + Latin venereum, neuter of venereus, venereal.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)