treponematosis

noun
trep·​o·​ne·​ma·​to·​sis | \ ˌtre-pə-ˌnē-mə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce treponematosis (audio) , -ˌne- \
plural treponematoses\ ˌtre-​pə-​ˌnē-​mə-​ˈtō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce treponematoses (audio) , -​ˌne-​ \

Definition of treponematosis

: infection with or disease caused by treponemata

First Known Use of treponematosis

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for treponematosis

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“Treponematosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/treponematosis. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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treponematosis

noun
trepo·​ne·​ma·​to·​sis | \ -ˌnē-mə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce treponematosis (audio) , -ˌnem-ə- How to pronounce treponematosis (audio) \
plural treponematoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce treponematoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of treponematosis

: infection with or disease caused by spirochetes of the genus Treponema

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