treponematosis

treponematosis

[trep-uh-nee-muh-toh-sis]
noun Pathology.
an infection caused by an organism of the genus Treponema, as syphilis, pinta, bejel, or yaws.

Origin:
1940–45; < Neo-Latin Treponemat- (stem of Treponema; see treponema) + -osis

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treponematosis trep·o·ne·ma·to·sis (trěp'ə-nē'mə-tō'sĭs)
n. pl. trep·o·ne·ma·to·ses (-sēz)
See treponemiasis.

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