antisyphilitic


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antisyphilitic

(ˌæntɪˌsɪfɪˈlɪtɪk)
adj
acting against syphilis
n
a drug used in the treatment of syphilis
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Noun1.antisyphilitic - a drug (or other chemical agent) that is effective against syphilisantisyphilitic - a drug (or other chemical agent) that is effective against syphilis
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
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Some mercury salts are used in therapeutics, as a cathartic, diuretic and antisyphilitic (Brieger and Rieders, 1959; Cook and Yates, 1969).
nuattpyta), a small shrub that is used in folk medicine in various countries of South America, is one that is used in the treatment of hypertensive diseases in Paraguay (Gonzales Torrez 1992), and as diuretic, analgesic, contraceptive, antisyphilitic and hepatoprotective in Argentina (Filipov 1994).
Its leaves, bark, fruits, and seeds have long been used as invigorating, astringent, antisyphilitic, and antidiarrheal agents, and also against snake bites (Correa, 1926; Cruz, 1979; Suleiman et al.