Origin of syphilitic
Examples from the Web for syphilitic
He left as his legacy a syphilitic wife and a cigar smoke-filled mansion at 73rd Street and Riverside Drive.
He remembered all the dreadful monstrosities of which he had read—infants that were born of syphilitic parents.Damaged Goods|Upton Sinclair
In several of the cases reported it is even questionable if the patients were syphilitic.
It might be thought better to destroy the syphilitic child rather than allow it to come into the world.Parenthood and Race Culture|Caleb Williams Saleeby
This is especially necessary in a syphilitic hospital, on account of the character of its patients.The History of Prostitution|William W. Sanger
It is a safer rule to regard every open sore or suspicious patch in a syphilitic as infectious until it is proved not to be so.The Third Great Plague|John H. Stokes