Translation of "syphilis" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈsɪf.ɪ.lɪs/ us

a disease caught during sexual activity with an infected person. Syphilis spreads slowly from the sex organs to all parts of the body and often results in death if not treated.

syphilitic adjective /ˌsɪf.ɪˈlɪt.ɪk/ /-əˈlɪt̬-/

(Translation of “syphilis” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)