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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 syph·i·lis /ˈsɪf(ə)ləs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 syph·i·lis /ˈsɪf(ə)ləs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Syph·i·lis n.  Med. The pox, or venereal disease; a chronic, specific, infectious disease, usually communicated by sexual intercourse or by hereditary transmission, and occurring in three stages known as primary, secondary, and tertiary syphilis. See under Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a common venereal disease caused by the Treponema pallidum
          spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages;
          can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)
          [syn: syph, pox]