Chlamydia

Genus of minute prokaryotes that replicate in cytoplasmic vacuoles within susceptible eukaryotic cells. Genome about one-third that of E. coli . C. trachomatis causes trachoma in man; C. psittaci causes economically important diseases of poultry.

Chlamydia

Small bacteria which have an obligate dependence on host cells and thus are obligate intra-cellular parasites; cause of non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) and trachoma.

chlamydia

Type: Term Pronunciation: kla-mid′ē-ă, -mid′ē-ē Definitions: 1. A vernacular term used to refer to any member of the genus Chlamydia.
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Chlamydia

Type: Term Pronunciation: kla-mid′ē-ă Definitions: 1. One of three genera in the family Chlamydiaceae, Chlamydia muridarum, the cause of pneumonitis; Chlamydia suis; and Chlamydia trachomatis. Chlamydia are obligatory intracellular spheric or ovoid bacteria with a complex intracellular life cycle; the infective form is the elementar...
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chlamydia

[n] - coccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals
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Chlamydia

A shortened form of Chlamydia trachomatis, a bacterium that is the most common cause of sexually transmitted disease in women of reproductive age.
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chlamydia

Chlamydia trachomatis is a common sexually transmitted disease, which often has no visible symptoms. If untreated, chlamydia can make a woman infertile or be passed to a baby during childbirth, causing pneumonia, eye infections and, in severe cases, blindness. Chlamydia is not routinely tested for but can be treated with antibiotics.
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Chlamydia

micro-organisms that cause several human infections and can be transmitted sexually
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Chlamydia

Chlamydia: A type of bacteria one species of which causes an infection very similar to gonorrhea in the way that it is spread, the symptoms it produces, and the long-term consequences. Like gonorrhea, chlamydia is found in the cervix and urethra and can also live in the throat or rectum. Like gonorrhea, it is highly destructive to the tubes (the fa...
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Chlamydia

<protozoa> Genus of minute prokaryotes that replicate in cytoplasmic vacuoles within susceptible eukaryotic cells. Genome about one third that of E. Coli, Chlamydia trachomatis causes trachoma in man, Chlamydia psittaci causes economically important diseases of poultry. ... Infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis are the most common bacteri...
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chlamydia

noun coccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals; cause infections of eyes and lungs and genitourinary tract
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chlamydia

noun a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia
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Chlamydia

(klә-mid´e-ә) a widespread genus of gram-negative, nonmotile bacteria. They are obligate intracellular parasites, totally dependent on the host cell for energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate, which they cannot synthesize. The genus has two species, Chlamydia tracho´matis and Chlamydia psit´taci. Chlam...
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chlamydia

(klә-mid´e-ә) any member of the genus Chlamydia.
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Chlamydia

a genus of bacterial parasites that cause several different diseases in humans. The genus is composed of three species: C. psittaci, which causes ... [4 related articles]
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chlamydia

chlamydia A type of bacteria one species of which causes an infection very similar to gonorrhea in the way that it is spread, the symptoms it produces, and the long-term consequences. Like gonorrhea, chlamydia is found in the cervix and urethra and can also live in the throat or rectum. Like gonorrhea, it is highly destructive to the tubes (the fa...
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Chlamydia

A sexually transmitted disease that is easily treatable with antibiotics. There are often no symptoms present and the individual does not know they are infected. The infection causes pelvic infection, tubal damage and infertility. It is possible for the disease to be passed to the baby during birth. This may cause an infection of the eye or pneu......
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chlamydia

chlamydia (klumid'ēu) , genus of microorganisms that cause a variety of diseases in humans and other animals. Psittacosis, or parrot fever, caused by the species Chlamydia psittaci, is transmitted to people by birds, particularly parrots, parakeets, and lovebirds. In birds the disease take...
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Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a genus of virus-like bacteria responsible for such diseases as trachoma, psittacosis, and some sexually transmitted diseases.
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chlamydia

Viruslike bacteria which live parasitically in animal cells, and cause disease in humans and birds. Chlamydiae are thought to be descendants of bacteria that have lost certain metabolic processes. In humans, a strain of chlamydia causes trachoma, a disease found mainly in the tropics (a leading cause of blindness); venereally transmitted chlamy...
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Chlamydia

A sexually transmitted disease. A common cause of pelvic infection and subsequent tubal damage and infertility.
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chlamydia

A sexually transmitted disease caused by a parasitic bacterium that lives inside cells of the reproductive tract.
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Chlamydia

[genus] Chlamydia suis Everett et al. 1999 Chlamydia is a genus of bacteria that are obligate intracellular parasites. Chlamydia infections are the most common bacterial sexually transmitted diseases in humans and are the leading cause of infectious blindness worldwide. The three Chlamydia species include Chlamydia trachomatis (a human path...
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Chlamydia

A common sexually transmitted disease
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Chlamydia

Small organisms (that cannot live outside of living cells) associated with pneumonia, abortion, diarrhea, conjunctivitis, arthritis and encephalitis.
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