melitensis

adjective
mel·​i·​ten·​sis | \ ˌmel-ə-ˈten(t)-səs How to pronounce melitensis (audio) \

Medical Definition of melitensis

: of, derived from, or caused by a bacterium of the genus Brucella (B. melitensis) melitensis proteins melitensis fever

Comments on melitensis

What made you want to look up melitensis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

readily or continually undergoing change

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!