bubo bubo

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis
  2. (n) a genus of Strigidae

Usage(s):

  • Her condition under sulfadiazine treatment: Her fever rarely goes above 100; after a month her bubo (plague sore) is healing; her appetite is fair; she plays with her dolls and .

News

  • Special Report: How U.S. drug sting targeted West African military chiefs

    By David Lewis and Richard Valdmanis DAKAR (Reuters) - It was late afternoon as the speedboat cut across the waters off West Africa for its rendezvous with guns and drugs. Behind lay the steamy shore of Guinea-Bissau, one of the poorest countries on the planet. Ahead lay the Al Saheli, a luxurious 115-foot white motor yacht with tinted black windows. Riding in the speedboat was Jose Americo Bubo ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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