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)