pemphigus vulgaris pemphigus vul·gar·is (vŭl-gâr’ĭs)
Pemphigus occurring in middle age, in which cutaneous flaccid acantholytic suprabasal bullae and oral mucosal erosions are first localized but, become generalized after a few months, forming blisters that break easily and are slow to heal.
[pen] /pɛn/ noun 1. any of various instruments for writing or drawing with ink or a similar substance. 2. a detachable metal penpoint, filled by dipping or with a quill; nib. 3. such a penpoint with its penholder. 4. fountain pen. 5. ball-point pen. 6. the pen as the instrument of writing or authorship: The […]
1. International Association of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists, and Novelists.
noun, Law. 1. the aggregate of statutory enactments dealing with crimes and their punishment. noun 1. the codified body of the laws in any legal system that relate to crime and its punishment
[peen-l] /ˈpin l/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or involving punishment, as for crimes or offenses. 2. prescribing punishment: penal laws. 3. constituting punishment: He survived the years of penal hardship. 4. used as a place of confinement and punishment: a penal colony. 5. subject to or incurring punishment: a penal offense. 6. payable or […]