Definition of Genus Borrelia
1. Noun. Small flexible parasitic spirochetes having three to five wavy spirals.
Group relationships: Family Treponemataceae, Treponemataceae
Member holonyms: Borrelia, Borrelia Burgdorferi, Lime Disease Spirochete
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Borrelia
Literary usage of Genus Borrelia
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1. Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights by Jemera Rone (2003)
"... starting on one day and continuing to *1 "Relapsing fever is an acute febrile illness caused by spirochetes of the genus Borrelia. ..."