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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete.

Usage examples (32)
  • I guess the increase in syphilis is with men if you aren't seeing it in your practice?
  • This disease, like syphilis, is carried by spirochetes.
  • My congenital syphilis is flaring up and I must retire.
  • The syphilis is what drove the prince to being murderous and violent. for more
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