chlamydia
chlamydia chlamydia n. a coccoid rickettsia which may infect birds and mammals; it causes infections of eyes and lungs and the genitourinary tract. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • chlamydia — [ klamidja ], plur. chlamydiae [ klamidje ] n. f. • 1965; lat. méd., du gr. khlamus « manteau » ♦ Méd. Bactérie vivant exclusivement à l intérieur des cellules, responsable de multiples affections chez l homme, notamment pulmonaires, urogénitales …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chlamydia — [klə mid′ē ə] n. a widespread, gonorrhealike venereal disease caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia trachomatis) that also causes trachoma, etc. chlamydial adj …   English World dictionary

  • CHLAMYDIA — insul. inter Cycladas. Plin. l. 4. c. 12. Stephanus Delum olim Χλαμυδίαν dictam scribit …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • chlamydia — genital infection, 1984, from name of bacteria (1945), from comb. form of Gk. khlamys (gen. khlamydos) short mantle, military cloak …   Etymology dictionary

  • Chlamydia — Para otros usos de este término, véase Chlamydia (desambiguación). Este artículo trata sobre la bacteria Chlamydia. Para patologías provocadas por clamidias, véase: Infecciones por clamidias   Ch …   Wikipedia Español

  • Chlamydia — A type of bacteria that causes an infection very similar to gonorrhea in the way that it is spread, the symptoms it produces, and the long term consequences. Like gonorrhea, chlamydia is found in the cervix and urethra and can also live in the… …   Medical dictionary

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