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yaws

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
yawsyaws /jɔːz $ jɒːz/ noun [uncountable]  MIa tropical skin disease
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yawsThe destructive lesions seen in yaws do not occur, however, and bone lesions seldom cause trouble.As with yaws, penicillin is the treatment of choice.

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