syphilology


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syph·i·lol·o·gy

(sif'i-lol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of medical science concerned with the origin, prevention, and treatment of syphilis.
[syphilo- + G. logos, study]
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syphilology

(sĭf″ĭl-ŏl′ō-jē)
The study of syphilis and its treatment.
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Hopkins, "Multiple miliary osteomas of the skin," Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology, vol.
Fabry, "Beitrag zur Kennthis der Purpura heamorrhagica nodularis," Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology, vol.
The 1933 Year Book of Dermatology and Syphilology. Chicago, IL: The Year Book Publishers, 1933; 7-12.
(In college at fifteen, he'd been seen by a doctor with the distressing title of Professor of Syphilology.) In a house where no one--particularly professionals who took themselves too seriously--ever escaped harsh judgment and some measure of ridicule, this man was untouchable.
This difference in biological therapy--"White people respond best to tertian malaria (plasmodium vivax); negroes to quartan (plasmodium malariae)"--was acknowledged in the Journal of the National Medical Association and both the syphilology and malariology literature.