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English noun: chlamydia

1. chlamydia (state) a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia

Broader (hypernym)Cupid's disease, Cupid's itch, dose, sexually transmitted disease, social disease, STD, VD, venereal disease, venereal infection, Venus's curse

2. chlamydia (animal) coccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals; cause infections of eyes and lungs and genitourinary tract

Broader (hypernym)eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria

Narrower (hyponym)C. psittaci, C. trachomatis, Chlamydia psittaci, Chlamydia trachomatis

Member meronymgenus Chlamydia

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