rickettsiosis

noun

rick·​ett·​si·​o·​sis ri-ˌket-sē-ˈō-səs How to pronounce rickettsiosis (audio)
plural rickettsioses -ˌsēz How to pronounce rickettsiosis (audio)
: infection with or disease caused by a rickettsia
a mild rickettsiosis

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“Rickettsiosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rickettsiosis. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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