tularemia

noun tu·la·re·mia \ ˌtü-lə-ˈrē-mē-ə , ˌtyü- \

Definition of tularemia

:an infectious disease especially of wild rabbits, rodents, some domestic animals, and humans that is caused by a bacterium (Francisella tularensis), is transmitted especially by the bites of insects, and in humans is marked by symptoms (such as fever) of toxemia called also rabbit fever

tularemic

play \-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of tularemia

New Latin, from Tulare County, California


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tularemia

noun tu·la·re·mia
variants: or chiefly British tularaemia play \ˌt(y)ü-lə-ˈrē-mē-ə\

medical Definition of tularemia

:an infectious disease especially of wild rabbits, rodents, some domestic animals, and humans that is caused by a bacterium (Francisella tularensis), is transmitted especially by the bites of insects, and in humans is marked by symptoms (as fever) of toxemia called also rabbit fever

tularemic

or chiefly British tularaemic play \-mik\ adjective

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