tertiary syphilis


tertiary syphilis

noun

Definition of TERTIARY SYPHILIS

:  the third stage of syphilis that develops after disappearance of the symptoms of secondary syphilis and is marked by ulcers in and gummas under the skin and commonly by involvement of the skeletal, cardiovascular, and nervous systems

First Known Use of TERTIARY SYPHILIS

1875

tertiary syphilis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TERTIARY SYPHILIS

: the third stage of syphilis that develops after the disappearance of the secondary symptoms and is marked by ulcers in and gummas under the skin and commonly by involvement of the skeletal, cardiovascular, and nervous systems

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