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anaplasmosis

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noun an·a·plas·mo·sis \ˌa-nə-ˌplaz-ˈmō-səs\

Definition of anaplasmosis

plural an·a·plas·mo·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  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


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anaplasmosis

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noun an·a·plas·mo·sis \-ˌplaz-ˈmō-səs\

Medical Definition of anaplasmosis

plural an·a·plas·mo·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  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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