neurosyphilis


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neurosyphilis

(ˌnjʊərəʊˈsɪfɪlɪs)
n
a syphilitic infection affecting the central nervous system
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Noun1.neurosyphilis - syphilis of the central nervous system
lues, lues venerea, pox, syph, syphilis - a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)
locomotor ataxia, tabes dorsalis - syphilis of the spinal cord characterized by degeneration of sensory neurons and stabbing pains in the trunk and legs and unsteady gait and incontinence and impotence
Translations

neu·ro·syph·i·lis

n. neurosífilis, sífilis que afecta el sistema nervioso central;
tabetic ______ tabética.

neurosyphilis

n neurosífilis f
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