Meaning of lupus vulgaris

lu'pus vul•ga'ris

Pronunciation: (vul-gâr'us), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a rare form of tuberculosis of the skin, characterized by brownish tubercles that often heal slowly and leave scars. Also called
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