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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Yaws" 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 Yaws
Yaws (also known as frambesia tropica, thymosis, polypapilloma tropicum, parangi, bouba, frambösie, and pian) is a tropical infection of the skin, bones and joints caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum pertenue. The disease begins with a round, hard swelling of the skin, 2 to 5 centimeters in diameter. The center may break open and form an ulcer. - See link

 

Yaws in Spanish is Pian (enfermedad)Pian
Pian, buba, guiñada, framboesia o frambesia nota 1 es una forma de la infección tropical de la piel, los huesos y las articulaciones, llamada también frambesia tropica, polypapilloma tropicum, thymosis o yaws; causada por la bacteria espiroqueta Treponema pallidum pertenue. Es, por tanto, una treponematosis, como las demás enfermedades causadas por los treponemas: el bejel (Treponema pallidum endemicum), la pinta (Treponema pallidum carateum), y la sífilis (Treponema pallidum pallidum). - See link

 

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