American leishmaniasis

American leishmaniasis
noun
a form of leishmaniasis endemic in Mexico and Central American and South America; sores are limited to the skin and mucosa
Hypernyms: ↑leishmaniasis, ↑leishmaniosis, ↑kala azar

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