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  • n. the scientific study of, and treatment of, syphilis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That branch of medicine which treats of syphilis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sum of scientific knowledge concerning syphilis.

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  • He became an instructor in the Medical Department of this University in 1919, and became successively assistant professor, associate professor and finally professor of dermatology and syphilology in 1934, and founded the

    Board of Visitors minutes

  • Margaret Kunkle, Oct. 4, 1923; specialist in dermatology and syphilology, Greensburg, 1920 -; capt.med. corps U.S. A. 1917-19; attached to British army; Presbyterian.

    Alumni History of the University of North Carolina

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