Definición de noma en inglés:

noma

Silabificación: no·ma
Pronunciación: /ˈnōmə
 
/

sustantivo

A form of gangrene affecting the face, usually caused by a bacterial infection and typically occurring in young children suffering from malnutrition or other disease.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In addition to the disease itself, isolation becomes the biggest problem of people suffering from Noma.
  • The facial reconstruction of a Noma victim is both complex and time consuming and requires very special skills.
  • The WHO has fearfully reported that Noma may be on the increase in various African countries.

Origen

late 17th century: Latin, alteration of nome 'ulcer', from Greek nomē, from nemein 'to feed'.

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