secondary syphilis


secondary syphilis

noun

Definition of SECONDARY SYPHILIS

:  the second stage of syphilis that appears from 2 to 6 months after primary infection, that is marked by lesions especially in the skin but also in organs and tissues, and that lasts from 3 to 12 weeks — compare tertiary syphilis

First Known Use of SECONDARY SYPHILIS

1861

secondary syphilis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SECONDARY SYPHILIS

: the second stage of syphilis that appears from 2 to 6 months after primary infection, that is marked by lesions especially in the skin but also in organs and tissues, and that lasts from 3 to 12 weeks

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