noun (plural spirochetoses) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1906 infection with or a disease caused by spirochetes

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  • spirochetosis — spirochetotic, spirochaetotic /spuy reuh kee tot ik/, adj. /spuy reuh kee toh sis/, n. Pathol. a disease caused by infection with a spirochete. Also, spirochaetosis. [1920 25; SPIROCHETE + OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • spirochetosis — Any disease caused by a spirochete. bronchopulmonary s. SYN: hemorrhagic bronchitis. * * * spi·ro·chet·osis or chiefly Brit spi·ro·chaet·osis .spī rə .kēt ō səs n, pl oses .sēz infection with or a disease caused by spirochetes * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • spirochetosis — n. bacterial infection of birds caused by spirocheta …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spirochetosis — spi·ro·chet·osis …   English syllables

  • spirochetosis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Intestinal spirochetosis — Classification and external resources Micrograph showing intestinal spirochetosis. H E stain. Intestinal spirochetosis, also intestinal spirochetes …   Wikipedia

  • avian spirochetosis — fowl spirochetosis a septicemic disease of fowls caused by the spirochete Borrelia anserina, and spread by the fowl tick Argas persicus; manifestations include fever, anorexia, diarrhea, and neurologic signs ranging from mild incoordination to… …   Medical dictionary

  • fowl spirochetosis — noun : a severe febrile disease of poultry that is marked by enteritis and diarrhea and by congestion and often localized necrosis or ecchymoses in the liver and spleen and that is caused by a spirochete (Borrelia anserina) which is transmitted… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Borrelia anserina — Taxobox color = lightgrey name = Borrelia anserina image width = image caption = Borrelia anserina not available yet, sorry :(. regnum = Bacteria phylum = Spirochaetes classis = Spirochaetes ordo = Spirochaetales familia = Spirochaetaceae genus …   Wikipedia

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