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      n   a tropical infectious skin disease caused by the bacterium Treponema carateum and characterized by the formation of papules and loss of pigmentation in circumscribed areas,   (Also called)    mal de pinto  
     (C19: from American Spanish, from Spanish: spot, ultimately from Latin pictus painted, from pingere to paint)  
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