Bejel

Arabic term for endemic syphilis

bejel

form of endemic (nonvenereal) syphilis occurring among Bedouin tribes and elsewhere in the Middle East.
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/41

bejel

Nonvenereal endemic syphilis now found chiefly among Arab children; apparently due to Treponema pallidum. ... See: nonvenereal syphilis. ... Origin: Ar. Bajlah ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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bejel

Type: Term Pronunciation: bej′el Definitions: 1. Nonvenereal endemic syphilis, now found chiefly among Arab children; apparently due to Treponema pallidum.
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