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Definition of Spirochaetes

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 Spirochaetes from wikipedia

- cells. Spirochaetes are chemoheterotrophic in nature, with lengths between 3 and 500 μm and diameters around 0.09 to at least 3 μm. Spirochaetes are distinguished...
- Treponema pallidum is a spirochaete bacterium with various subspecies that cause the diseases syphilis, bejel, and yaws. It is transmitted only amongst...
- Treponema Treponema pallidum spirochaetes Scientific classification Domain: Bacteria Phylum: Spirochaetes Order: Spirochaetales Family: Spirochaetaceae...
- after the initial exposure to Treponema pallidum, the gram-negative spirochaete bacterium yielding syphilis. Chancres transmit the ****ually transmissible...
- latens is a symbiotic ****ociation of aerotolerant spirochaetes and anaerobic sulfidogenes. The spirochaete species are the main structural and functional...
- turicatae is a bacterial species of the spirochaete class of the genus Borrelia. It is one of the relapsing fever spirochaetes, which are globally distributed...
- others can be spiral shaped, called spirilla, or tightly coiled, called spirochaetes. A small number of other unusual shapes have been described, such as...
- mice and men: understanding the dual-host lifestyle of Lyme disease spirochaetes". Nature Reviews. Microbiology. 10 (2): 87–99. doi:10.1038/nrmicro2714...
- periplasmic flagella inside the outer membrane. They comprise the phylum Spirochaetes. Owing to their morphological properties, spirochetes are difficult to...
- eliminated when Hideyo Noguchi and J. W. Moore demonstrated the syphilitic spirochaetes in the brains of paretics. In 1917 Julius Wagner-Jauregg discovered that...