Spirochaetosis



or spirochaetosis
[spahy-ruh-kee-toh-sis] /ˌspaɪ rə kiˈtoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology.
1.
a disease caused by infection with a spirochete.
spirochaetosis
/ˌspaɪrəʊkɪˈtəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
any disease caused by a spirochaete

spirochetosis spi·ro·che·to·sis (spī’rə-kē-tō’sĭs)
n. pl. spi·ro·che·to·ses (-sēz)
Any of various diseases, such as syphilis, caused by infection with spirochetes.

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  • Spirochetosis

    or spirochaetosis [spahy-ruh-kee-toh-sis] /ˌspaɪ rə kiˈtoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. a disease caused by infection with a spirochete. spirochetosis spi·ro·che·to·sis (spī’rə-kē-tō’sĭs) n. pl. spi·ro·che·to·ses (-sēz) Any of various diseases, such as syphilis, caused by infection with spirochetes.

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