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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Leprosy" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Leprosy
Leprosy /ˈlɛprəsi/, also known as Hansen's disease (HD) is a chronic infection caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae. - See link


Leprosy in Spanish is Lepra
La lepra es una enfermedad infecciosa, aunque no muy contagiosa, de nula transmisibilidad cuando está debidamente tratada, aunque los pacientes que no reciben tratamiento (o cuando éste es inadecuado) sí constituyen una fuente de contagio, debido a la reacción inmune a alguna de las bacterias - See link


More information about Leprosy in other websites
Definition of Leprosy in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Leprosy in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Leprosy - See link.
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