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

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