Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | Dictionary Home
Disclaimer: All content on this website is for informational purposes only. It was submitted by the users and has not been checked for accuracy. This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
Definitionsyphilis dating back to a time when that disease was believed to be have originated in a Latin country. Lues was also known as Morbus Gallicus, Morbus Hispanics, Morbus Indicus. The word syphilis first appeared in 1530 in a poem by Girolamo Fracastoro Syphilis sive Morbus Gallicus . See syphilis for synonyms.
Link to this page: