a branch of meteorology analyzing data collected simultaneously over a wide region, for the purpose of weather forecasting.
adjective 1. pertaining to or constituting a synopsis; affording or taking a general view of the principal parts of a subject. 2. (often initial capital letter) taking a common view: used chiefly in reference to the first three Gospels (synoptic Gospels) Matthew, Mark, and Luke, from their similarity in content, order, and statement. 3. (often […]
syphilid syph·i·lid (sĭf’ə-lĭd) n. Any of the cutaneous and mucous membrane lesions characteristic of secondary and tertiary syphilis.
noun, Pathology. 1. a chronic infectious disease, caused by a spirochete, Treponema pallidum, usually venereal in origin but often congenital, and affecting almost any organ or tissue in the body, especially the genitals, skin, mucous membranes, aorta, brain, liver, bones, and nerves. noun 1. a venereal disease caused by infection with the microorganism Treponema pallidum: […]
- Syphilitic aneurysm
syphilitic aneurysm n. An aneurysm, usually involving the thoracic aorta, resulting from tertiary syphilitic aortitis.