secondary syphilis

secondary syphilis

noun Pathology.
the second stage of syphilis, characterized by eruptions of the skin and mucous membrane.

Origin:
1905–10

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secondary syphilis n.
The second stage of syphilis, beginning with the appearance of the dermatologic eruption, slight fever, and various constitutional symptoms.

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