vibriosis

noun vib·ri·o·sis \ ˌvi-brē-ˈō-səs \

Definition of vibriosis

plural vibrioses play \ˌvi-brē-ˈō-ˌsēz\
: an infectious disease of sheep and cattle caused by a bacterium (Campylobacter fetus synonym Vibrio fetus) and marked by infertility and abortion; also : infection with or disease caused by a vibrio

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Origin and Etymology of vibriosis

New Latin, from Vibrio


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vibriosis

noun vib·ri·o·sis \ ˌvib-rē-ˈō-səs \

medical Definition of vibriosis

plural vibrioses play \-ˌsēz\
1 : an infectious disease of sheep and cattle caused by a bacterium of the genus Campylobacter (C. fetus synonym Vibrio fetus) and marked especially by infertility and abortion
2 : infection with or disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Vibrio: as
a : an infectious disease of fish that is caused by a vibrio (V. anguillarum) and is marked especially by hemorrhages and ulcerations of the skin
b : a gastrointestinal illness of humans that is caused by consuming raw or undercooked fish or shellfish contaminated with a vibrio (as V. parahaemolyticus or V. vulnificus)

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