borreliosis

noun
bor·​rel·​i·​o·​sis | \ bə-ˌrel-ē-ˈō-səs How to pronounce borreliosis (audio) , -ˌrē-l- How to pronounce borreliosis (audio) \
plural borrelioses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce borrelioses (audio) \

Medical Definition of borreliosis

: infection with or disease caused by a spirochete of the genus Borrelia specifically : lyme disease

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“Borreliosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/borreliosis. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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