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Definition of Spirochaetes
SpirochaeteSpirochaeta 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. SpirochaeteRelapsing 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
Meaning of Spirochaetes from wikipedia
- cells. Spirochaetes
in nature, with lengths between
3 and 500 μm and diameters around
0.09 to at least
3 μm. Spirochaetes
- Treponema pallidum
is a spirochaete bacterium
with various subspecies
syphilis, bejel, and yaws. It is transmitted
- Treponema Treponema pallidum spirochaetes Scientific classification
the initial exposure
pallidum, the gram-negative spirochaete bacterium yielding
syphilis. Chancres transmit
the ****ually transmissible...
is a symbiotic
****ociation of aerotolerant spirochaetes
sulfidogenes. The spirochaete species
are the main structural
is a bacterial species
of the spirochaete class
of the genus
Borrelia. It is one of the relapsing fever spirochaetes
can be spiral
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
Reviews. Microbiology. 10 (2): 87–99. doi:10.1038/nrmicro2714...
- periplasmic flagella inside
membrane. They comprise
the phylum Spirochaetes
to their morphological
when Hideyo Noguchi
and J. W. Moore demonstrated
the syphilitic spirochaetes
in the brains
of paretics. In 1917 Julius
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