from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The second and highly infectious stage of syphilis, appearing from seven to ten weeks after the initial exposure, characterized by a general skin rash accompanied by various symptoms of illness such as fatigue, headache, sore throat, muscle pain, and fever.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the second stage of syphilis, including the period from the first development of constitutional symptoms to the time when the bones and the internal organs become involved.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the second stage; characterized by eruptions of the skin and mucous membrane
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