noun, plural chla·myd·i·ae [kluh-mid-ee-ee] /kləˈmɪd iˌi/.
Origin of chlamydia
Related Words for chlamydiaAIDS, gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, clap, HIV, STD, VD, chancroid, crabs, scabies
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Contemporary Examples of chlamydia
Mental illness is a disease just as much as cancer or chlamydia.From Britney to Bynes, Why Do We Love Watching Mentally Ill Celebs?
October 17, 2014
Bacterial pathogens include gonorrhea (yes) which can cause blindness in a matter of hours, and chlamydia.Everything You Wanted To Know About Bob Costas’s Olympic Pinkeye
February 12, 2014
That time that Andy thought she got chlamydia, but really she was just preggers!‘Revenge Wears Prada’: The 11 Most Cringeworthy Moments
June 4, 2013
Women were infected with gonorrhea and chlamydia from unsterilized instruments.Why Are the Media Apologizing About Kermit Gosnell Coverage?
April 13, 2013
We test monthly for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and the big one, HIV.Condoms in Porn: One Adult Star Says Yes to Measure B
October 18, 2012
Word Origin for chlamydia
type of genital infection, 1984, from the name of the bacteria that causes it (1945), which is formed from Latinized comb. form of Greek khlamys (genitive khlamydos) "short mantle, military cloak," of unknown origin, + -ia.