Definition of Spirochaete

1. Noun. Parasitic or free-living bacteria; many pathogenic to humans and other animals.




Definition of Spirochaete

1. Noun. alternative spelling of spirochete ¹

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Definition of Spirochaete

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Medical Definition of Spirochaete

1. An elongated, spirally shaped bacterium, for example the organism responsible for syphilis. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirochaete

spirketings
spirling
spirlings
spiro-
spiro-annulated
spiro-index
spiro compound
spiro compounds
spiroacetal
spiroacetals
spirobacteria
spirochaeta
spirochaetaceae
spirochaetales
spirochaetales infections
spirochaete (current term)
spirochaetes
spirochetal
spirochetal jaundice
spirochete
spirochetemia
spirochetes
spirocheticide
spirochetolysis
spirochetoses
spirochetosis
spirochetotic
spirochæte
spirocyclic
spirocyclobutane

Literary usage of Spirochaete

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1. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1918)
"Other spirochaete Diseases spirochaetes, often in association with ... It is infectious and is probably caused by a delicate spirochaete found on the ..."

2. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1918)
"... spongy and tender gums over which a whitish pellicle forms. It is infectious and is probably caused by a delicate spirochaete found on the ..."

3. A Handbook of pathological anatomy and histology: With an Introductory by Francis Delafield, Theophil Mitchell Prudden (1889)
"... IN THE BLOOD IN A CASE OF RELAPSING FEVER. there is every reason for believing that the spirochaete ..."

4. Chemical and Micoscopical Diagnosis by Francis Carter Wood (1909)
"... spirochaete pallida,4 has occasionally been found in the blood of persons suffering from syphilis, i Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1904, vol. i, p. 1. ..."

5. Handbook of Medical Entomology by William Albert Riley, Oskar Augustus Johannsen (1915)
"disassociation of the spirochaete into granules as simply the first phase, ... Other spirochaete Diseases of Animals—About a score of other blood inhabiting ..."

6. Mycology of the Mouth: A Text-book of Oral Bacteria by Kenneth Weldon Goadby (1903)
"(5) spirochaete dentium. (6) lodo coccus vaginatus. Miller found that all these organisms refused to grow upon the ordinary culture media, and in no case ..."

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