spirochetal

adjective
spi·​ro·​chet·​al | \ ˌspī-rə-ˈkē-tᵊl How to pronounce spirochetal (audio) \

Definition of spirochetal

: caused by spirochetes

First Known Use of spirochetal

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Spirochetal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spirochetal. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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spirochetal

adjective
spi·​ro·​chet·​al
variants: or chiefly British spirochaetal \ ˌspī-​rə-​ˈkēt-​ᵊl How to pronounce spirochaetal (audio) \

Medical Definition of spirochetal

: relating to or caused by spirochetes spirochetal infection

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