Definition of Spirochaete. Meaning of Spirochaete. Synonyms of Spirochaete

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Definition of Spirochaete

Spirochaete
Spirochaeta Spi`ro*ch[ae]"ta, Spirochaete Spi`ro*ch[ae]"te, n. [L. spira a coil + Gr. ??? hair.] (Biol.) A genus of Spirobacteria similar to Spirillum, but distinguished by its motility. One species, the Spiroch[ae]te Obermeyeri, is supposed to be the cause of relapsing fever.
Spirochaete
Relapsing Re*laps"ing, a. Marked by a relapse; falling back; tending to return to a former worse state. Relapsing fever (Med.), an acute, epidemic, contagious fever, which prevails also endemically in Ireland, Russia, and some other regions. It is marked by one or two remissions of the fever, by articular and muscular pains, and by the presence, during the paroxism of spiral bacterium (Spiroch[ae]te) in the blood. It is not usually fatal. Called also famine fever, and recurring fever.

Meaning of Spirochaete from wikipedia

- A spirochaete (/ˈspaɪroʊˌkiːt/) or spirochete is a member of the phylum Spirochaetes (/-ˈkiːtiːz/), which contains distinctive diderm (double-membrane)...
- Treponema Treponema pallidum spirochaetes Scientific cl****ification Domain: Bacteria Phylum: Spirochaetes Order: Spirochaetales Family: Spirochaetaceae...
- Treponema pallidum is a spirochaete bacterium with various subspecies that cause the diseases syphilis, bejel, and yaws. It is transmitted only amongst...
- after the initial exposure to Treponema pallidum, the gram-negative spirochaete bacterium yielding syphilis. Chancres transmit the ****ually transmissible...
- others can be spiral-shaped, called spirilla, or tightly coiled, called spirochaetes. A small number of other unusual shapes have been described, such as...
- described as gummatous. In syphilis, the gumma is caused by reaction to spirochaete bacteria in the tissue. It appears to be the human body's way to slow...
- by infection with one or more pathogenic European genospecies of the spirochaete B. burgdorferi sensu lato, mainly transmitted by the tick Ixodes ricinus...
- notable groups of gram-negative bacteria include the cyanobacteria, spirochaetes, green sulfur, and green non-sulfur bacteria. Medically relevant gram-negative...
- turicatae is a bacterial species of the spirochaete cl**** of the genus Borrelia. It is one of the relapsing fever spirochaetes, which are globally distributed...
- Krankheitsprodukten und bei Papillomen" [Preliminary report on the occurrence of Spirochaetes in syphilitic chancres and papillomas]. Arbeiten aus dem Kaiserlichen...
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