anaplasmosis


an·a·plas·mo·sis

noun \ˌa-nə-ˌplaz-ˈmō-səs\
plural an·a·plas·mo·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of ANAPLASMOSIS

:  a tick-borne disease of cattle and sheep caused by a bacterium (Anaplasma marginale) and characterized especially by anemia and by jaundice

Origin of ANAPLASMOSIS

New Latin, from Anaplasma, genus name, from ana- + plasma (protoplasm)
First Known Use: 1920

an·a·plas·mo·sis

noun \-ˌplaz-ˈmō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural an·a·plas·mo·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ANAPLASMOSIS

: a tick-borne disease of cattle, sheep, and deer caused by a bacterium of the genus Anaplasma (A. marginale) and characterized especially by anemia and by jaundice—called also gall sickness, galziekte

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