meaning of Borrelia

Borrelia meaning in Medical Dictionary

a small grouping of germs which are helical spirochetes for the genus Borrelia. Some species of Borrelia cause relapsing fever in people and pets. Including, Borrelia burgdorferi causes Lyme infection. Called after Amedee Borrel (1867-1936), French bacteriologist.

Borrelia meaning in General Dictionary

reason behind e.g. European and African relapsing fever