Origin of borreliaNew Latin after Amédée Borrel (1867-1936), French bacteriologist
(plural borrelias or borreliae)
- Any of various helically coiled spirochetes, of the genus Borrelia, some of which cause relapsing fever.
For AmÃ©dÃ©e Borrel, French bacteriologist
Origin: New Latin, after AmÃ©dÃ©e Borrel (1867-1936), French bacteriologist. (Source: American Heritage Dictionary)