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ehrlichiosis

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

Definition of ehrlichiosis

plural ehr·lich·i·o·ses\-ˌsēz\

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

ehrlichiosis

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noun ehr·lich·i·o·sis \er-ˌlik-ē-ˈō-sis\

Medical Definition of ehrlichiosis

plural ehr·lich·i·o·ses \-ˌsēz\play

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




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