HyperDic: chlamydia

English > 2 senses of the word chlamydia:
NOUNstatechlamydiaa sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia
animalchlamydiacoccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals
chlamydia > pronunciation
Soundsklaemay'diyah; klaemih'diyah
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > chlamydia: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia.
Broadervenereal disease, VD, venereal infection, social disease, Cupid's itch, Cupid's disease, Venus's curse, dose, sexually transmitted disease, STDA communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
Spanishchlamydia
Adjectiveschlamydialof or pertaining to the sexually transmitted infection or to the parasite
English > chlamydia: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningcoccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals; cause infections of eyes and lungs and genitourinary tract.
Member ofgenus Chlamydiatype genus of the family Chlamydiaceae
NarrowerChlamydia psittaci, C. psittacibacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia
Chlamydia trachomatis, C. trachomatisbacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and lymphogranuloma venereum
Broadereubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteriaA large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
Spanishchlamydia, clamidia
Adjectiveschlamydialof or pertaining to the sexually transmitted infection or to the parasite

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