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

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circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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primary syphilis

noun

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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