[ spahy-ruh-kee-toh-sis ]
/ ˌspaɪ rə kiˈtoʊ sɪs /
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a disease caused by infection with a spirochete.
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OTHER WORDS FROM spirochetosisspi·ro·che·tot·ic, spi·ro·chae·tot·ic [spahy-ruh-kee-tot-ik], /ˌspaɪ rə kiˈtɒt ɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for spirochetosis
[ spī′rə-kē-tō′sĭs ]
n. pl. spi•ro•che•to•ses (-sēz)
Any of various diseases, such as syphilis, caused by infection with spirochetes.
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