Synonyms for lupus |

Synonyms for lupus

lupus (n.)

a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Centaurus


lupus erythematosus (n.)

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


lupus vulgaris (n.)

tuberculosis of the skin; appears first on the face and heals slowly leaving deep scars


systemic lupus erythematosus (n.)

an inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms


discoid lupus erythematosus (n.)

a chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40; characterized by an eruption of red lesions over the cheeks and bridge of the nose