1. [ noun ] (medicine) an inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms
Synonyms: systemic_lupus_erythematosus sle
Related terms: lupus
2. [ noun ] (medicine,immunology) a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
Synonyms: lupus_erythematosus systemic_lupus_erythematosus SLE LE
Related terms: lupus autoimmune_disease