Definition of toxoplasmosis
: infection of humans, other mammals, or birds with disease caused by a toxoplasma (Toxoplasma gondii) that invades the tissues and may seriously damage the central nervous system especially of infants
Origin and Etymology of toxoplasmosis
First Known Use: 1926
Medical Definition of toxoplasmosis
: infection with or disease caused by a sporozoan of the genus Toxoplasma (T. gondii) that invades the tissues and may seriously damage the central nervous system especially of infants
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