Definition of spirochete
: any of an order (Spirochaetales) of slender spirally undulating bacteria including those causing syphilis and Lyme disease
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The next day, no live spirochetes could be found on the animal’s ulcers, and within three weeks, the ulcers were completely gone.
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Medical Definition of spirochete
: any bacterium of the order Spirochaetales including those causing syphilis and relapsing fever
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