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primary syphilis

noun, Pathology.
the first stage of syphilis, characterized by the formation of a chancre at the site of infection.
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First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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primary syphilis in Medicine

primary syphilis n.
The first stage of syphilis, marked by formation of a painless chancre at the point of infection and by hardening and swelling of adjacent lymph nodes.

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