Definition of gummatous in English:

gummatous

adjective

Medicine
  • See gumma

    • ‘Even without a confirmatory rapid plasma reagin test or darkfield examination of the gummatous discharge, the diagnosis of secondary syphilis was obvious.’
    • ‘Tertiary or late syphilis is classified into gummatous syphilis, cardiovascular syphilis, and neurosyphilis.’