lues


lu·es

noun \ˈlü-(ˌ)ēz\
plural lues

Definition of LUES

:  syphilis
lu·et·ic \lü-ˈe-tik\ adjective

Origin of LUES

New Latin, from Latin, plague; akin to Greek lyein to loosen, destroy — more at lose
First Known Use: 1634

lu·es

noun \ˈlü-(ˌ)ēz\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural lues

Medical Definition of LUES

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