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lupus erythematosus

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several connective tissue disorders, especially systemic lupus erythematosus, that primarily affect women of childbearing age, have a variety of clinical forms, and are characterized by red scaly skin lesions.

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  • n. a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)

Etymologies

New Latin lupus erythēmatōsus : lupus + erythēmatōsus, erythematous.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Prevalence of symptoms of systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and of fluorescent antinuclear antibodies associated with chronic exposure to trichloroethylene and other chemicals in well water.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus in relation to environmental pollution: an investigation in an African-American community in North Georgia.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus in relation to environmental pollution: An investigation in an African-American community in North Georgia.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Prevalence of symptoms of systematic lupus erythematosus SLE and of fluorescent antinuclear antibodies associated with chronic exposure to trichloroethylene and other chemicals in well water.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The prevalence of autoimmune diseases like systemic lupus erythematosus or lupus, multiple sclerosis, and type 1 diabetes is on the rise.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Characterization of autoantibody activities in sera anti-DNA antibody and circulating immune complexes from 12 systemic lupus erythematosus patients.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

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