spirochetosis

noun
spi·​ro·​chet·​osis | \ ˌspī-rə-ˌkē-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce spirochetosis (audio) \
plural spirochetoses\ ˌspī-​rə-​ˌkē-​ˈtō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce spirochetoses (audio) \

Definition of spirochetosis

: infection with or a disease caused by spirochetes

First Known Use of spirochetosis

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spirochetosis

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spirochetosis

noun
spi·​ro·​chet·​osis
variants: or chiefly British spirochaetosis \ ˌspī-​rə-​ˌkēt-​ˈō-​səs How to pronounce spirochaetosis (audio) \
plural spirochetoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce spirochetoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of spirochetosis

: infection with or a disease caused by spirochetes

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