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How to Pronounce Leptospira: Learn how to pronounce Leptospira in English correctly

Learn how to say Leptospira correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word leptospirosis:

[mass noun]
an infectious bacterial disease occurring in rodents, dogs, and other mammals, which can be transmitted to humans. See also Weil’s disease.
The bacterium is a spirochaete of the genus Leptospira

1920s: from lepto- ‘narrow’ + Greek speira ‘coil’ + -osis