Relating to, caused by, or suffering from syphilis. SYN: luetic.

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syph·i·lit·ic .sif-ə-'lit-ik adj of, relating to, or infected with syphilis
syph·i·lit·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv
syphilitic n an individual infected with syphilis

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  • Syphilitic — Syph i*lit ic, a. [Cf. F. syphilitique.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to syphilis; of the nature of syphilis; affected with syphilis. n. A syphilitic patient. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • syphilitic — syphilis ► NOUN ▪ a sexually transmitted disease, spread by bacteria and progressing if untreated from infection of the genitals to the bones, muscles, and brain. DERIVATIVES syphilitic adjective & noun. ORIGIN Latin, from Syphilus, the subject… …   English terms dictionary

  • syphilitic — I noun a person suffering from syphilis • Hypernyms: ↑sick person, ↑diseased person, ↑sufferer II adjective of or relating to or infected with syphilis syphilitic symptoms …   Useful english dictionary

  • syphilitic — adjective or noun see syphilis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • syphilitic — syphilitically, adv. /sif euh lit ik/, adj. 1. pertaining to, noting, or affected with syphilis. n. 2. a person affected with syphilis. [1780 90; < NL syphiliticus, equiv. to syphili(s) SYPHILIS + ticus TIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • syphilitic — 1. adjective Of, relating to, or infected with syphilis. 2. noun One who is infected with syphilis …   Wiktionary

  • syphilitic — Synonyms and related words: allergic, anemic, apoplectic, arthritic, bilious, cancerous, chlorotic, colicky, consumptive, dropsical, dyspeptic, edematous, encephalitic, epileptic, laryngitic, leprous, luetic, malarial, malignant, measly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • syphilitic — syph·i·lit·ic || sɪfɪ lɪtɪk n. person afflicted with syphilis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • syphilitic — syph·i·lit·ic …   English syllables

  • syphilitic — /sɪfəˈlɪtɪk/ (say sifuh litik) adjective 1. relating to or affected with syphilis. –noun 2. someone affected with syphilis. {New Latin syphiliticus} …   Australian-English dictionary

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