Syphilization
Syphilization Syph`i*li*za"tion, n. (Med.) Inoculation with the syphilitic virus, especially when employed as a preventive measure, like vaccination. [1913 Webster]

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  • syphilization — n. injection of the bacteria which causes syphilis for the purpose of immunization (also syphilisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • syphilization — syph·i·li·za·tion …   English syllables

  • syphilization — ˌsifələ̇ˈzāshən noun ( s) Etymology: French syphilisation, from syphiliser + ation 1. : the condition of being infected with syphilis 2. : the act or process of inoculating with the spirochete (Treponema pallidum) * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carl Wilhelm Boeck — (December 15, 1808 December 10, 1875) was a Norwegian dermatologist who was born in Kongsberg. In 1831 he earned his medical degree from the University of Christiania, and from 1833 until 1846 he practiced medicine in Kongsberg. In 1846 he became …   Wikipedia

  • syphilisation — n. injection of the bacteria which causes syphilis for the purpose of immunization (also syphilization) …   English contemporary dictionary

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