vibriosis


vib·ri·o·sis

noun \ˌvi-brē-ˈō-səs\
plural vib·ri·o·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of VIBRIOSIS

:  an infectious disease of sheep and cattle caused by a bacterium (Campylobacter fetus syn. Vibrio fetus) and marked by infertility and abortion; also :  infection with or disease caused by a vibrio

Origin of VIBRIOSIS

New Latin, from Vibrio
First Known Use: 1950

vib·ri·o·sis

noun \ˌvib-rē-ˈō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural vib·ri·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of VIBRIOSIS

1
: an infectious disease of sheep and cattle caused by a bacterium of the genus Campylobacter (C. fetus synonym Vibrio fetus) and marked especially by infertility and abortion
2
: infection with or disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Vibrio: as a : an infectious disease of fish that is caused by a vibrio (V. anguillarum) and is marked especially by hemorrhages and ulcerations of the skin b : a gastrointestinal illness of humans that is caused by consuming raw or undercooked fish or shellfish contaminated with a vibrio (as V. parahaemolyticus or V. vulnificus)

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