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treponematosis

[ trep-uh-nee-muh-toh-sis ]
/ ˌtrɛp əˌni məˈtoʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
an infection caused by an organism of the genus Treponema, as syphilis, pinta, bejel, or yaws.
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Origin of treponematosis

1940–45; <New Latin Treponemat- (stem of Treponema;see treponema) + -osis

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