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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Syphilis" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Syphilis
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum. The primary route of transmission is through sexual contact; it may also be transmitted from mother to fetus during pregnancy or at birth, resulting in congenital syphilis. Other human diseases caused by related Treponema pallidum include yaws (subspecies pertenue), pinta (subspecies carateum), and bejel (subspecies endemicum). - See link

 

Syphilis in Spanish is Sífilis
La sífilis es una infección de transmisión sexual crónica producida por la bacteria espiroqueta Treponema pallidum, subespecie pallidum (pronunciado pál lidum). - See link

 

More information about Syphilis in other websites
Definition of Syphilis in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Syphilis in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Syphilis - See link.
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