secondary syphilis

noun

Definition of secondary syphilis

  1. :  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

1861

First Known Use of secondary syphilis

1861


Medical Dictionary

secondary syphilis

noun

Medical Definition of secondary syphilis

  1. :  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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