Treponema

Treponema is a bacterial genus. The major species is Treponema pallidum, whose subspecies are responsible for diseases such as syphilis and yaws. The species Treponema hyodysenteriae and Treponema innocens have been reclassified into Serpulina hyodysenteriae and Serpulina innocens. In the early 2000s they have again been reclassified into the fami...
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Treponema

<bacteria> Genus of bacteria of the spirochaete family (Spirochaetaceae). ... Treponema pallidum causes syphilis. Cells are corkscrew like, (6-15um long,0.1-0.2um wide), motile, anaerobic and with a peptidoglycan cell wall and a capsule of glycosaminoglycans similar to hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulphate in composition. Membrane has card...
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Treponema

(from the article `bacteria`) ...cells that swim by flexion; found in water and in the bodies of vertebrates; genera include Borrelia, Treponema, and Leptospira, all parasites of ... Treponema includes the agents of syphilis (T. pallidum) and yaws (T. pertenue). Borrelia includes several species transmitted by lice and ticks and ... ...
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Treponema

(trep″o-ne´mә) a genus of gram-negative, motile bacteria, spirochetes found in the oral, intestinal, and genital mucosa. Pathogenic species include Treponema cara´teum, the etiologic agent of pinta; Treponema pal´lidum subsp. pal´lidum, the etiologic agent of syphilis; and Treponema pal´lidum subsp. perte´nue, the...
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treponema

(trep″o-ne´mә) an organism of the genus Treponema. adj., trepone´mal., adj.
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treponema

noun spirochete that causes disease in humans (e.g. syphilis and yaws)
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Treponema

Type: Term Pronunciation: trep′ō-nē′mă Definitions: 1. A genus of anaerobic bacteria (order Spirochaetales) consisting of cells, 3-8 mcm in length, with acute, regular, or irregular spirals and no obvious protoplasmic structure. A terminal filament may be present. They stain with difficulty except with Giemsa stain or sil...
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treponema

[n] - spirochete that causes disease in humans (e.g. syphilis and yaws)
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