Borrelia

Borrelia is a genus of bacteria of the spirochete phylum. It causes borreliosis, a zoonotic, vector-borne disease transmitted primarily by ticks and some by lice, depending on the species. There are 36 known species of Borrelia. The genus was named after the French biologist Amédée Borrel. ==Phylogeny== The currently accepted taxonomy is based o...
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Borrelia

(bә-rel´e-ә) a genus of gram-negative, aerobic, spirochete bacteria that are parasites on mucous membranes and cause borreliosis and other conditions. B. burgdor´feri, transmitted by ticks of the genus Ixodes, is the cause of acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans, erythema chronicum migrans, and Lyme disease. B. rec...
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Borrelia

(from the article `relapsing fever`) infectious disease characterized by recurring episodes of fever separated by periods of relative well-being and caused by spirochetes, or ... ...SpirochaetalesSpiral cells that swim by flexion; found in water and in the bodies of vertebrates; genera include Borrelia, Treponema, and ... Treponema i...
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borrelia

[n] - cause of e.g. European and African relapsing fever
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borrelia

noun cause of e.g. European and African relapsing fever
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borrelia

A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, helical bacteria, various species of which produce relapsing fever in man and other animals. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Borrelia

Borrelia: A group of bacteria that are helical spirochetes of the genus Borrelia. Some species of Borrelia cause relapsing fever in humans and animals. For example, Borrelia burgdorferi causes Lyme disease. Named after Amédée Borrel (1867-1936), French bacteriologist.
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Borrelia

Type: Term Pronunciation: bō-rē′lē-ă, bo-rel′ē-ă Definitions: 1. A genus of bacteria (family Treponemataceae) containing cells 8-16 mcm in length, with coarse, shallow, irregular spirals and tapered, finely filamented ends. These organisms are parasitic on many forms of animal life, are generally hematophyt...
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