ehrlichiosis


ehr·lich·i·o·sis

noun \er-ˌli-kē-ˈō-sis\
plural ehr·lich·i·o·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of EHRLICHIOSIS

:  infection with or disease caused by tick-borne bacteria (genus Ehrlichia of the family Anaplasmataceae)

Origin of EHRLICHIOSIS

New Latin, from Ehrlichia, bacteria genus, from Paul Ehrlich
First Known Use: 1965

ehr·lich·i·o·sis

noun \er-ˌlik-ē-ˈō-sis\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ehr·lich·i·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of EHRLICHIOSIS

: infection with or a disease caused by rickettsial bacteria of the genus Ehrlichia

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