secondary syphilis

noun
|Updated on: 4 Aug 2018

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

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1861

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secondary syphilis

noun

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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