from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The final stage of syphilis, following a latent period that may last years, marked by spread of the disease throughout the body including the skin, bones, joints, heart, brain, and spinal cord.
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- noun the third stage; characterized by involvement of internal organs especially the brain and spinal cord as well as the heart and liver
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