spirochetolysis

spirochetolysis

 [spi″ro-ke-tol´ĭ-sis]
the destruction of spirochetes by lysis.
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spi·ro·che·tol·y·sis

(spī'rō-kē-tol'i-sis),
Destruction of spirochetes, as by chemotherapy or by specific antibodies.
[spirochete + G. lysis, a loosening]
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