- venereal bubo,
- venereal disease,
- venereal diseases,
- venereal lymphogranuloma,
- venereal ulcer
Origin of venereal
Examples from the Web for venereal
Conservatives on Twitter howl derisively at these polls as if their purveyors are offering alchemical cures for venereal disease.Michael Tomasky on the Coming Post-Election GOP Freak Out|Michael Tomasky|November 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It lists Mike's grandfather, "Dr. D. N. Peschkowsky," as a specialist in venereal disease.
The communication of venereal disease when the husband knows of his condition is an act of cruelty.Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World|Hyacinthe Ringrose
Another example of futile legislation is the California law requiring the reporting of cases of venereal diseases.The Social Emergency|Various
In vain the Charit, after the ordinary wards were full of venereal patients, set aside other parts of the building.The History of Prostitution|William W. Sanger
Tramps are also afraid of any venereal disease as it means the misery of the Lock Hospital.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
So then, the first danger is the danger of venereal infection.Woman|William J. Robinson
Word Origin for venereal
early 15c., "of or pertaining to sexual desire or intercourse," from Latin venereus, from venus (genitive veneris) "sexual love, sexual desire" (see Venus). Used of sexually transmitted diseases from 1650s.