shigellosis


shig·el·lo·sis

noun \ˌshi-gə-ˈlō-səs\
plural shig·el·lo·ses\-ˈlō-ˌsēz\

Definition of SHIGELLOSIS

:  dysentery caused by shigellae

Origin of SHIGELLOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1944

shig·el·lo·sis

noun \ˌshig-ə-ˈlō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural shig·el·lo·ses \-ˈlō-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of SHIGELLOSIS

: infection with or dysentery caused by bacteria of the genus Shigella

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