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noun para·syph·i·lis \-ˈsif-(ə-)ləs\

Medical Definition of PARASYPHILIS

:  any of several diseases (as tabes dorsalis or general paresis) of the central nervous system that develop in the late stages of untreated syphilis and were formerly believed to be only indirectly related to it
para·syph·i·lit·ic \-ˌsif-ə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective


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