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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Trachoma" 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 Trachoma
Trachoma, also called granular conjunctivitis, Egyptian ophthalmia, and blinding trachoma is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. - See link


Trachoma in Spanish is Tracoma
El tracoma es una inflamación de la conjuntiva causada por la bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis, la cual es contagiosa y se transmite por contacto directo con la persona infectada o por ciertas moscas que llegan a alimentarse de secreciones de personas infectadas. Y es la causa principal de ceguera infecciosa mundial.1 Globalmente, 84 millones de personas sufren de esta infección, y cerca de 8 millones tienen discapacidad visual como consecuencia de esta enfermedad. A nivel mundial esta enfermedad provoca severas incapacidades visuales.2 3 - See link


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Definition of Trachoma in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Trachoma in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
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