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) \

Medical Definition of rickettsiosis

: 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 22 Jun. 2021.

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