Definition of luetic in English:

luetic

adjective

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  • See lues

    • ‘Further screening tests for infective agents including toxocara, toxoplasmosis, leptospirosis, and luetic disease were all negative.’
    • ‘In attempting to formulate a judgment over these seven new methods for the diagnosis of luetic disease, we can deal with some very briefly.’
    • ‘Mercury and potassium iodide are the silver lining of the luetic cloud.’

Pronunciation

luetic

/l(j)uːˈɛtɪk/