- Relating to spirochetes, especially to infection with such organisms.
* * *spi·ro·chet·al or chiefly Brit spi·ro·chaet·al .spī-rə-'kēt-əl adj relating to or caused by spirochetes <\spirochetal infection>
* * *spi·ro·che·tal (spi″ro-keґtəl) pertaining to or caused by spirochetes.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Look at other dictionaries:
spirochetal — adjective Date: 1913 caused by spirochetes … New Collegiate Dictionary
spirochetal — See spirochete. * * * … Universalium
spirochetal — adjective Of or pertaining to a spirochete or spirochetes … Wiktionary
spirochetal — adj. of or pertaining to spirochetes (spiral shaped bacteria) … English contemporary dictionary
spirochetal — spi·ro·chet·al … English syllables
spirochetal — … Useful english dictionary
spirochetal jaundice — Weil syndrome … Medical dictionary
spirochete — spirochetal, spirochetic, adj. /spuy reuh keet /, n. any of various spiral shaped motile bacteria of the family Spirochaetaceae, certain species, as Treponema, Leptospira, and Borrelia, being pathogenic to humans and other animals, and other… … Universalium
Lyme disease microbiology — Lyme disease, or borreliosis, is caused by Gram negative spirochetal bacteria from the genus Borrelia , which has at least 37 known species, 12 of which are Lyme related, and an unknown number of genomic strains. Borrelia species known to cause… … Wikipedia
Lyme disease — Classification and external resources Nymphal and adult deer ticks can be carriers of Lyme disease. Nymphs are about the size of a poppy seed. ICD 10 A … Wikipedia