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chlamydia US English

A very small parasitic bacterium that, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce. Bacteria of this type cause various diseases including trachoma, psittacosis, and nonspecific urethritis

Chlamydia in chlamydia US English

A very small parasitic bacterium that, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce. Bacteria of this type cause various diseases including trachoma, psittacosis, and nonspecific urethritis

Chlamydia trachomatis in trachoma US English

A contagious bacterial infection of the eye in which there is inflamed granulation on the inner surface of the lids