plural -es
: enteritis especially in young animals that is related to food poisoning in man, is accompanied by diarrhea or scouring, and is caused by the Gaertner bacillus or one of its varieties

Word History


New Latin, from specifically epithet of Salmonella enteritidis, from enteritis

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“Enteritidis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enteritidis. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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