Definitions for "Syphilis"
The pox, or venereal disease; a chronic, specific, infectious disease, usually communicated by sexual intercourse or by hereditary transmission, and occurring in three stages known as primary, secondary, and tertiary syphilis. See under Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary.
A treatable bacterial infection that can spread throughout the body and affect the heart, brain, nerves. Also known as "syph". Learn the signs of syphilis infection and find out about syphilis treatment.
a sexually transmitted disease; initially causes only painless sores on the genitals but can be life-threatening if untreated
a solid phase immunochromatographic assay for the qualitative detection of antibodies of all isotypes (IgG, IgM, IgA) against TP