secondaries


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sec·on·dar·ies

(sek'ŏn-dār'ēz),
1. Synonym(s): metastasis
2. The lesions of secondary syphilis.

secondaries

A popular term for a disease that has advanced beyond the confines of the primary disease—e.g., metastasis for cancer, or secondary syphilis following regression of the primary lesion or chancre.