noun, plural chla·myd·i·ae [kluh-mid-ee-ee] /kləˈmɪd iˌi/.
Examples from the Web for 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?|Molly Oswaks|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Kent Sepkowitz|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That time that Andy thought she got chlamydia, but really she was just preggers!‘Revenge Wears Prada’: The 11 Most Cringeworthy Moments|Abby Haglage|June 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Women were infected with gonorrhea and chlamydia from unsterilized instruments.Why Are the Media Apologizing About Kermit Gosnell Coverage?|Josh Dzieza|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We test monthly for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and the big one, HIV.Condoms in Porn: One Adult Star Says Yes to Measure B|Aurora Snow|October 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for chlamydia
Word Origin for chlamydia
Word Origin and History 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.