parasyphilis

noun
para·​syph·​i·​lis | \ -ˈsif-(ə-)ləs How to pronounce parasyphilis (audio) \

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

Other Words from parasyphilis

parasyphilitic \ -​ˌsif-​ə-​ˈlit-​ik How to pronounce parasyphilitic (audio) \ adjective

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“Parasyphilis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parasyphilis. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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