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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: nu'ro-sif'i-lis

Definition: Infection of the central nervous system by Treponema pallidum (syphilis); there are several subdivisions, including asymptomatic neurosyphilis, meningeal neurosyphilis, meningovascular neurosyphilis, paretic neurosyphilis, and tabetic neurosyphilis.

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