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Meaning of BUBO

Pronunciation:  'byoobow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a genus of Strigidae
  2. [n]  a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis
 

BUBO is a 4 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: genus Bubo
 
 See Also: bird genus, family Strigidae, horned owl, lymph gland, lymph node, node, Strigidae, symptom

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bu"bo\ (b[=u]"b[-o]), n.; pl. {Buboes} (-b[-o]z). [LL.
bubo the groin, a swelling in the groin, Gr. boubw`n.] (Med.)
An inflammation, with enlargement, of a lymphatic gland, esp.
in the groin, as in syphilis.

 

 

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