Lues

Syphilis (Lues is Latin for plague)

Lues

• (n.) Disease, especially of a contagious kind.
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Lues

Lu'es noun [ Latin ] (Medicine) Disease, especially of a contagious kind. Lues venerea , syphilis; -- called also simply lues .
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Lues

An old term for syphilis, which is an infectious venereal disease. Untreated, it can ultimately lead to the degeneration of bones, heart, nerve tissue, etc. In earlier centuries syphilis commonly reached the third stage, which is rare today, and caused brain damage, hearing loss, heart disease, and/or blindness occur.
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lues

Latin, meaning: plague, pestilence, calamity.
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lues

lues (LOO eez) A plague or pestilence; a spreading disease; especially, syphilis (Lues venerea). Also a contagious disease among cattle. An old name for syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that has been around for centuries and is caused by Treponema pallidum, a microscopic organism called a spirochete, a worm-like spiral-s...
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Lues

Lues: Pronounced lou-ease. An old name for syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that has been around for centuries and is caused by Treponema pallidum, a microscopic organism called a spirochete, a worm-like spiral-shaped organism that infects by burrowing into the moist mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals. The spirochete then produ...
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lues

plague, pestilence, calamity.
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lues

Type: Term Pronunciation: lū′ēz Definitions: 1. A plague or pestilence; specifically, syphilis.
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