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rickettsiosis

noun rick·ett·si·o·sis \ ri-ˌket-sē-ˈō-səs \

medical Definition of rickettsiosis

plural rickettsioses play \-ˌsēz\
: infection with or disease caused by a rickettsia
  • a mild rickettsiosis

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