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chla•myd•i•a



Pronunciation: (klu-mid'ē-u), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chlamydia.html on line 75 [key]
n.,
pl. -myd•i•aePronunciation: (-mid'ē-ē"). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chlamydia.html on line 89 [key]

1. Microbiol.any coccoid rickettsia of the genus Chlamydia, parasitic in birds and mammals, including humans, and causing various infections, esp. of the eyes, as trachoma, lungs, as psittacosis, and genitourinary tract, as urethritis or chlamydia.
2. Pathol.Also called lymphogranuloma venereum. a widespread, often asymptomatic sexually transmitted disease caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, a major cause of nongonococcal urethritis in men and pelvic inflammatory disease and ectopic pregnancy in women.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chlamydia.html on line 145 chlamydia (Encyclopedia)

 

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