aegyptianellosis

noun ae·gyp·tia·nel·lo·sis \ē-ˌjip-shə-(ˌ)ne-ˈlō-səs\

Definition of aegyptianellosis

plural

aegyptianelloses

\ē-ˌjip-shə-(ˌ)ne-ˈlō-ˌsēz\
  1. :  a disease of domestic fowls marked by fever, anemia, jaundice, and typhoidlike symptoms and caused by a protozoan (Aegyptianella pullorum) related to the piroplasms and transmitted by the chicken tick especially in the Mediterranean region

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Origin and Etymology of aegyptianellosis

New Latin, from Aegyptianella (genus name of Aegyptianella pullorum, irregular from Latin Aegyptius Egyptian + New Latin -ella) + -osis


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