leptospirosis

noun lep·to·spi·ro·sis \ ˌlep-tə-spī-ˈrō-səs \

Definition of leptospirosis

plural leptospiroses play \ˌlep-tə-spī-ˈrō-ˌsēz\
:any of several diseases of humans and domestic animals that are caused by infection with leptospires

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leptospirosis

noun lep·to·spi·ro·sis \ ˌlep-tə-spī-ˈrō-səs \

medical Definition of leptospirosis

plural leptospiroses play \-ˌsēz\
:any of several diseases of humans and domestic animals (as cattle and dogs) that are caused by infection with spirochetes of the genus Leptospira called also lepto; see stuttgart disease, weil's disease

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