[spelling only]

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • nonvenereal — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonvenereal — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nonvenereal endemic syphilis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 A65 ICD 9 104 …   Wikipedia

  • nonvenereal syphilis — endemic s …   Medical dictionary

  • bejel — Nonvenereal endemic syphilis now found chiefly among Arab children; apparently due to Treponema pallidum. SEE ALSO: nonvenereal syphilis. [Ar. bajlah] * * * bej·el bej əl n a disease that is chiefly endemic in children in northern Africa and Asia …   Medical dictionary

  • bejel — /bej euhl/, n. Pathol. a nonvenereal syphilis occurring mainly among children in certain subtropical areas of southern Africa and southeastern Asia, caused by the spirochete strain Treponema pallidum endemicum. [1925 30; < Ar bajl] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • pinta — /pin teuh/; Sp. /peen tah/, n. Pathol. a nonvenereal treponematosis occurring chiefly in Central and South America, caused by Treponema carateum, characterized by spots of various colors on the skin. [1815 25; < AmerSp, special use of Sp pinta… …   Universalium

  • syphilis — /sif euh lis/, n. Pathol. a chronic infectious disease, caused by a spirochete, Treponema pallidum, usually venereal in origin but often congenital, and affecting almost any organ or tissue in the body, esp. the genitals, skin, mucous membranes,… …   Universalium

  • Syphilis — A sexually transmitted disease caused by Treponema pallidum, a microscopic organism called a spirochete. This worm like, spiral shaped organism infects people by burrowing into the moist mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals. From there, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Colonialism — This article is about territorial expansion. For the architectural style, see American colonial architecture. See colony and colonization for examples of colonialism that do not refer to Western colonialism. Also see Colonization (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia