Definition of lupoid in US English:

lupoid

adjective

  • See lupus

    • ‘In the case of symmetrical lupoid onychodystrophy, Greyhounds form antibodies against their toe nails, and reject them.’
    • ‘There is also a specific inflammatory disease of the liver, related to SLE, called lupoid hepatitis.’
    • ‘Diascopy with a glass spatula reveals the lupoid character of the infiltrations.’
    • ‘There is also a specific inflammatory disease of the liver related to SLE, sometimes known as lupoid hepatitis.’
    • ‘From January 1989 to February 1993, lupoid onychodystrophy was diagnosed in 18 dogs at the CVM.’

Pronunciation

lupoid

/ˈlo͞oˌpoid//ˈluˌpɔɪd/