syphilization

noun
syph·i·li·za·tion | \ ˌsifələ̇ˈzāshən \
plural -s

Definition of syphilization 

1 : the condition of being infected with syphilis

2 : the act or process of inoculating with the spirochete (Treponema pallidum)

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History and Etymology for syphilization

French syphilisation, from syphiliser + -ation

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