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Definition of Lepra

Lepra: 1. Leprosy (Hansen disease) 2. Before the mid 19th century, psoriasis.
The acronym LEPRA stands for the Leprosy Relief Association.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=25706
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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