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Pronunciation of Syphilis: Learn how to pronounce Syphilis in English correctly

Learn how to say Syphilis correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word syphilis:

a venereal disease caused by infection with the microorganism Treponema pallidum: characterized by an ulcerating chancre, usually on the genitals and progressing through the lymphatic system to nearly all tissues of the body, producing serious clinical manifestations
Derived Forms
syphilitic (ˌsɪfɪˈlɪtɪk Pronunciation for syphilitic ) adjective
ˌsyphiˈlitically adverb
ˈsyphiˌloid adjective
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin Syphilis ( sive Morbus Gallicus) “Syphilis (or the French disease)”, title of a poem (1530) by G. Fracastoro, Italian physician and poet, in which a shepherd Syphilus is portrayed as the first victim of the disease