What does chlamydia mean?

Definitions for chlamydiakləˈmɪd i ə; -ˈmɪd iˌi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chlamydia(noun)

    a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia

  2. chlamydia(noun)

    coccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals; cause infections of eyes and lungs and genitourinary tract


  1. chlamydia(Noun)

    Any of several common, often asymptomatic, sexually transmitted diseases caused by the microorganism Chlamydia trachomatis.

  2. chlamydia(Noun)

    Any of various coccoid microorganisms of the genus Chlamydia that are pathogenic to humans and other animals.

  3. Origin: from χλαμίδιον, from χλαμύς.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Chlamydia

    A genus of the family CHLAMYDIACEAE whose species cause a variety of diseases in vertebrates including humans, mice, and swine. Chlamydia species are gram-negative and produce glycogen. The type species is CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chlamydia in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chlamydia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeffrey Klausner:

    My concern is that it is $149 for a chlamydia and gonorrhea test, which is about 10 times what the cost is at most community-based clinics and 20 times what the actual cost is at federal clinics. It’s a good idea, but it won’t reach poor or underserved people or teenagers.

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