Lexicon:Leopard's lost her nose — pox

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Term: Leopard's lost her nose — pox
References: Desolation Island, page 198
Meaning: One result of advanced syphilis was that the tissue in the patient's nose became eroded.

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Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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