Syphilitic



pertaining to, noting, or affected with .
a person affected with .
Contemporary Examples

He left as his legacy a syphilitic wife and a cigar smoke-filled mansion at 73rd Street and Riverside Drive.
What the Richest Men in the World Don’t Know Barbara Goldsmith January 22, 2009

Historical Examples

Most of the inhabitants are syphilitic or are afflicted with other diseases due to lax morals.
Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile Henry Stephens

If she gives birth to a child or children, they are syphilitic.
The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4) W. Grant Hague

Practically all the rheumatic cases have low pressure, the syphilitic cases have a high pressure.
Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield

The name of a syphilitic swelling or tumor is gumma (plural, gummata).
Woman William J. Robinson

Hitherto the natives seem to have escaped the ravages of syphilitic diseases.
Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume II Karl Ritter von Scherzer

Some syphilitic mothers will have half a dozen or more miscarriages in succession.
Woman William J. Robinson

How would you distinguish epithelioma from syphilitic ulceration, wart, and lupus vulgaris?
Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon

Used as a friction to scrofulous and syphilitic tumours, and to remove syphilitic and rheumatic pains.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

In 1905, Schaudinn discovered the syphilitic treponema in man.
Life of Elie Metchnikoff, 1845-1916 Olga Metchnikoff

syphilitic syph·i·lit·ic (sĭf’ə-lĭt’ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or affected with syphilis. n.
A person with syphilis.

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