pseudotuberculosis

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noun pseu·do·tu·ber·cu·lo·sis \ -tu̇-ˌbər-kyə-ˈlō-səs , -tyu̇- \

Definition of pseudotuberculosis

:any of several diseases that are marked by the formation of granulomas resembling tubercular nodules and are caused by a bacterium (such as Yersinia pseudotuberculosis) other than the tubercle bacillus

Origin and Etymology of pseudotuberculosis

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pseudotuberculosis

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noun pseu·do·tu·ber·cu·lo·sis \ -t(y)u̇-ˌbər-kyə-ˈlō-səs \

medical Definition of pseudotuberculosis

plural pseudotuberculoses play \-ˌsēz\
1 :any of several diseases that are marked by the formation of granulomas resembling tubercular nodules and are caused by a bacterium (as Yersinia pseudotuberculosis) other than the tubercle bacillus

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