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Definition of Polish disease

Polish disease: Syphilis. Depending upon someone's thoughts as to where the disease came from, syphilis was also known as the French, Italian, Spanish and German disease.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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