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treponematosis

[ trep-uh-nee-muh-toh-sis ]

noun

, Pathology.
  1. an infection caused by an organism of the genus Treponema, as syphilis, pinta, bejel, or yaws.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of treponematosis1

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

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