salmonellosis

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

Definition of salmonellosis 

: infection with or disease caused by salmonellae

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The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 While no deaths have been reported, 11 people have been hospitalized with salmonellosis, the name for the infection from the bacteria. Sarah Klein, Health.com, "Here Are the Symptoms of Salmonella—and Everything Else You Need to Know About the Recall of Millions of Eggs," 15 May 2018

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circa 1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for salmonellosis

New Latin

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salmonellosis

noun
sal·mo·nel·lo·sis | \ˌsal-mə-ˌne-ˈlō-səs \
plural salmonelloses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of salmonellosis 

: 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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