rick·​ett·​si·​al ri-ˈket-sē-əl How to pronounce rickettsial (audio)
: of, relating to, or caused by rickettsiae
a rickettsial disease
rickettsial vaccines

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“Rickettsial.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rickettsial. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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