Buboes



an inflammatory swelling of a lymphatic gland, especially in the groin or armpit.
Historical Examples

North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 Various
North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 Various
Loimologia: Or, an Historical Account of the Plague in London in 1665 Nathaniel Hodges
Planet of the Gods Robert Moore Williams
One Hundred Merrie And Delightsome Stories Various
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various
Planet of the Gods Robert Moore Williams
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various
A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II) Charles Creighton

noun (pl) -boes
(pathol) inflammation and swelling of a lymph node, often with the formation of pus, esp in the region of the armpit or groin
n.
bubo
(b’bō)
Plural buboes
A swelling of a lymph node, especially of the armpit or groin, that is characteristic of bubonic plague.

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