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lupus

lu·pus

lupus

 
pronunciation:
lu ps
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a disease in which the immune system attacks the body's own tissues, resulting in any of a variety of symptoms such as skin lesions, lung inflammation, or liver dysfunction.
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derivation: lupous (adj.)