tertiary syphilis

Definitions of tertiary syphilis
  1. noun
    the third stage; characterized by involvement of internal organs especially the brain and spinal cord as well as the heart and liver
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    lues, lues venerea, pox, syph, syphilis
    a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)
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