noun, plural trep·o·ne·mas, trep·o·ne·ma·ta [trep-uh-nee-muh-tuh] /ˌtrɛp əˈni mə tə/.
Origin of treponema
Examples from the Web for treponema
This disease is caused by a microorganism known as the spirochaeta pallida or treponema pallidum of Schaudinn and Hoffmann.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
Postmortem examination always shows that the Treponema has wrought wide-spread damage in the brain.
Syphilis is caused by Treponema pallidum, a small unicellular animal parasite.