actinobacillosis

noun
ac·​ti·​no·​bac·​il·​lo·​sis | \ ˌak-tə-(ˌ)nō-ˌbas-ə-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce actinobacillosis (audio) , ak-ˌtin-ō- How to pronounce actinobacillosis (audio) \
plural actinobacilloses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce actinobacilloses (audio) \

Medical Definition of actinobacillosis

: a disease that affects domestic animals (as cattle and swine) and sometimes humans, resembles actinomycosis, and is caused by a bacterium of the genus Actinobacillus (A. lignieresii) — see wooden tongue

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“Actinobacillosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/actinobacillosis. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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