syphilitic

[ sif-uh-lit-ik ]
/ ˌsɪf əˈlɪt ɪk /
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adjective

pertaining to, noting, or affected with syphilis.

noun

a person affected with syphilis.

Origin of syphilitic

1780–90; < New Latin syphiliticus, equivalent to syphili(s) syphilis + -ticus -tic
Related formssyph·i·lit·i·cal·ly, adverban·ti·syph·i·lit·ic, adjective, nounpost·syph·i·lit·ic, adjectivepseu·do·syph·i·lit·ic, adjective
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syphilitic

[ sĭf′ə-lĭtĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or affected with syphilis.

n.

A person with syphilis.
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