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vibriosis

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noun vib·ri·o·sis \ˌvi-brē-ˈō-səs\

Definition of vibriosis

plural vib·ri·o·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  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


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vibriosis

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noun vib·ri·o·sis \ˌvib-rē-ˈō-səs\

Medical Definition of vibriosis

plural vib·ri·o·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. 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. 2:  infection with or disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Vibrio: asa:  an infectious disease of fish that is caused by a vibrio (V. anguillarum) and is marked especially by hemorrhages and ulcerations of the skinb:  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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