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whitlow
American English: /ˈ(h)wɪtˌloʊ/
British English: /ˈwɪtləʊ/

Translation of whitlow in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Herpetic whitlow is an HSV infection of the fingers and toes and may represent a primary infection or a secondary recurrence of type 1 or 2 HSV infection.
    • Another causes whitlows on fingers, feet, knees and shoulders.
    • I should have remembered, as a dental colleague has just reminded me, what a problem herpetic whitlows used to be in our dental undergraduates before they were made to wear gloves.

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