lupiform

\\ˈlüpəˌfȯrm\ adjective
Etymology: lupus + -iform
: resembling lupus

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lupiform, a. Path.
(ˈl(j)uːpɪfɔːm)
[f. lupus + -iform.]
Of the form of or resembling lupus.
in Syd. Soc. Lex. in J. S. Billings Nat. Med. Dict. II. 89.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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