Definition of Genus treponema
1. Noun. Type genus of Treponemataceae: anaerobic spirochetes with an undulating rigid body; parasitic in warm-blooded animals.
Group relationships: Family Treponemataceae, Treponemataceae
Member holonyms: Treponema
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Treponema
Literary usage of Genus treponema
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1. The Pathology and Differential Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases of Animals by Veranus Alva Moore (1916)
"... geese and cattle in the genus Treponema, to which the spirochete of syphilis and the germ of yaws belong. The distinguishing character of each is that ..."
2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1922)
"The organism belongs to the genus Treponema, and may be designated Treponema cuniculi. EXPLANATION OF PLATES. PLATE 17. Dark-field photographs. ..."
3. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1917)
"It seems that the creation by Schaudinn of the genus Treponema was perfectly justified, although not all the characteristics attributed by him to this genus ..."
4. The Principles of Bacteriology: A Practical Manual for Students and Physicians by Alexander Crever Abbott (1921)
"genus treponema.—To this genus belong the species treponema pallada causing syphilis and treponema pertenue causing frambesia tropica (yaws). ..."
5. A Text-book upon the pathogenic Bacteria and Protozoa for students of by Joseph McFarland (1915)
"Body flattened, with a very narrow undulating membrane. genus treponema. Body not flattened. No undulating membrane. Extremities sharp pointed and ..."