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treponematosis

 [trep″o-ne″mah-to´sis]
infection with organisms of the genus Treponema.

trep·o·ne·mi·a·sis

(trep'ō-nē-mī'ă-sis),
Infection caused by Treponema.
Synonym(s): treponematosis

treponematosis

/trep·o·ne·ma·to·sis/ (-ne″mah-to´sis) infection with organisms of the genus Treponema.

treponematosis

(trĕp′ə-nē′mə-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. treponemato·ses (-sēz)
An infection or disease caused by a treponema.

treponematosis

[trep′ənē′mətō′sis] pl. treponematoses
Etymology: Gk, trepein + nema + osis, condition
any disease caused by spirochetes of the genus Treponema. All these infections are effectively treated with penicillin; often one dose, given intramuscularly, results in cure. Kinds of treponematoses are bejel, pinta, syphilis, and yaws.

trep·o·ne·mi·a·sis

(trep'ō-nē-mī'ă-sis)
Infection caused by Treponema.
Synonym(s): treponematosis.

treponematosis

Infection caused by Treponema species of SPIROCHAETES.
References in periodicals archive ?
Expert Committee on Venereal Diseases and Treponematoses, Sixth Report (WHO Technical Report Series, No.
Wilcox RR A Textbook of Venereal Diseases and Treponematoses.
Separation of cranial from infracranial remains, however, hinders a more precise diagnosis from among the treponematoses, although endemic treponemal disease is found in northern and central Australia more recently.
By the early 1970s, the global prevalence of endemic treponematoses (pinta, bejel, and yaws) had been reduced from 50 million to 2.