fusospirochetal fu·so·spi·ro·chet·al (fyōō’zō-spī’rə-kēt’l)
Of, relating to, or caused by the association of fusiform bacteria and spirochetes.
[fuhs] /fʌs/ noun 1. an excessive display of anxious attention or activity; needless or useless bustle: They made a fuss over the new baby. 2. an argument or noisy dispute: They had a fuss about who should wash dishes. 3. a complaint or protest, especially about something relatively unimportant. verb (used without object) 4. to […]
noun 1. an excessively elaborate or pretentious display; ostentation. Needless commotion and display, as in There was so much fuss and feathers over the award ceremony that I decided not to attend. This expression probably survives because of its appealing alliteration. [ Mid-1800s ]
[fuhs-boks] /ˈfʌsˌbɒks/ noun, South Atlantic States. 1. a fussbudget.
[fuhs-buhj-it] /ˈfʌsˌbʌdʒ ɪt/ noun 1. a fussy or needlessly fault-finding person. n. 1904, from fuss (n.) + budget (n.). One of several similar formulations around this time: Cf. fussbox (1901); fusspot (1921).