Medical Definition of Treponeme
1. A vernacular term used to refer to any member of the genus Treponema. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Treponeme
Literary usage of Treponeme
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Aids to Bacteriology by Cresacre George Moor, William Partridge, Thomas Hames Pearmain (1916)
"The ' dark ground illumination ' allows no rays of light to reach the eye of the observer, except those reflected by certain objects, such as the treponeme, ..."
2. The Negro in the New World by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1910)
"... the Trypanosome, Micrococcus, and treponeme, abou preventability of nearly all disease by the extermination of disease-car insects. 248. ..."
3. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"It has an analogy in the occasional case of syphilitic Bright's disease where a treponeme is the cause. ..."
4. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"... may substitute for the methanogens; for example, we found an inverse relationship between treponeme ribosomal DNA abundance and methanogen ri- bosomal ..."