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1. lues

noun. a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta).

Synonyms

  • syph
  • pox
  • dose
  • secondary syphilis
  • STD
  • social disease
  • neurosyphilis
  • Cupid's itch
  • venereal infection
  • syphilis
  • Venus's curse
  • chancre
  • lues venerea
  • primary syphilis
  • Cupid's disease
  • sexually transmitted disease
  • venereal disease
  • tertiary syphilis

Etymology

  • lues (Latin)

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