babesiosis

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noun ba·be·si·o·sis \bə-ˌbē-zē-ˈō-səs\

Definition of babesiosis

  1. :  an infection with or disease caused by babesias

Origin and Etymology of babesiosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1907


Medical Dictionary

babesiosis

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noun ba·be·si·o·sis \bə-ˌbē-zē-ˈō-səs\

Medical Definition of babesiosis

plural

babesioses

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  1. :  infection with or disease caused by babesias—called also babesiasis



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