chla|myd|i|a «kluh MIHD ee uh», noun.
1. any one of a group of parasitic rickettsias that cause a wide variety of diseases, including trachoma and psittacosis.
2. a sexually transmitted disease caused by a species of chlamydia and typically affecting the lymph nodes in the groin; lymphogranuloma.
[< Chlamydia, the genus name < Greek chlamýs, -ydos chlamys]

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  • di|chla|myd|e|ous — «DY kluh MIHD ee uhs», adjective. Botany. having both a calyx and a corolla. ╂[< Greek di two + chlamýs, ydos cloak + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • myd — achla·myd·e·ae; achla·myd·e·ous; ar·chi·chla·myd·e·ae; chla·myd·e·ous; chla·myd·i·a·ce·ae; chla·myd·o·spore; meta·chla·myd·e·ae; mono·chla·myd·e·ae; mono·chla·myd·e·ous; myd·a·us; pel·a·myd; chla·myd·ia; myd·ri·at·ic; ar·chi·chla·myd·e·ous;… …   English syllables

  • chla — ar·chi·chla·myd·e·ae; chla·myd·e·ous; chla·myd·i·a·ce·ae; chla·myd·o·spore; chla·myph·o·rus; meta·chla·myd·e·ae; mono·chla·myd·e·ae; mono·chla·myd·e·ous; chla·myd·ia; ar·chi·chla·myd·e·ous; chla·myd·o·phore; chla·myd·o·spor·ic;… …   English syllables

  • chlamydia — chla·myd·ia …   English syllables

  • chlamydiaceae — chla·myd·i·a·ce·ae …   English syllables

  • chlamydia — chla•myd•i•a [[t]kləˈmɪd i ə[/t]] n. pl. myd•i•ae [[t] ˈmɪd iˌi[/t]] 1) mcr any coccoid rickettsia of the genus Chlamydia, parasitic in birds and mammals, including humans, and causing various infections 2) pat a widespread, often asymptomatic… …   From formal English to slang

  • chlamydiae — chla·myd·i·ae (klə midґe e) plural of chlamydia …   Medical dictionary

  • chlamydeous — chla·myd·e·ous …   English syllables

  • chlamydophore — chla·myd·o·phore …   English syllables

  • chlamydospore — chla·myd·o·spore …   English syllables

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