Babesiosis meaning

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A tick-borne protozoan infection of animals, such as Texas fever of cattle, that is caused by species of Babesia.
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A human protozoan disease of red blood cells caused by species of Babesia that is transmitted by deer ticks and is characterized by fever, malaise, and hemolytic anemia. In the United States, it occurs chiefly in the Northeast and Midwest.
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Any of several tick-borne infections of domestic and wild animals that are caused by protozoans of the genus Babesia.
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A human disease caused by infection of red blood cells by protozoans of the genus Babesia that are transmitted by deer ticks, characterized by fever, malaise, and hemolytic anemia. In the United States, it occurs chiefly in the Northeast and Midwest.
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(pathology) A malaria-like parasitic disease caused by Babesia, a genus of protozoa.
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