Definition of 'syphilis'
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Eighteen squaddies have been exposed to the risk of potentially deadly diseases like Aids, hepatitis and syphilis.The Sun (2008)
He rang the medic and was told he had been exposed to the risk of diseases such as Aids, hepatitis and syphilis.The Sun (2008)
It could leave them vulnerable to potentially lethal infections such as HIV, hepatitis and syphilis.The Sun (2008)
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