salmonellosis

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noun sal·mo·nel·lo·sis \ˌsal-mə-(ˌ)ne-ˈlō-səs\

Definition of salmonellosis

plural

salmonelloses

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  1. :  infection with or disease caused by salmonellae

Origin and Etymology of salmonellosis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1913


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salmonellosis

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noun sal·mo·nel·lo·sis \ˌsal-mə-ˌne-ˈlō-səs\

Medical Definition of salmonellosis

plural

salmonelloses

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  1. :  infection with or disease caused by bacteria of the genus Salmonella typically marked by gastroenteritis but often complicated by septicemia, meningitis, endocarditis, and various focal lesions (as in the kidneys)


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