primary syphilis


primary syphilis

noun

Definition of PRIMARY SYPHILIS

:  the first stage of syphilis that is marked by the development of a chancre and the spread of the causative spirochete in the tissues of the body

First Known Use of PRIMARY SYPHILIS

circa 1890

primary syphilis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRIMARY SYPHILIS

: the first stage of syphilis that is marked by the development of a chancre and the spread of the causative spirochete in the tissues of the body

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