Brucellosis Definition

bro͝osə-lōsĭs
noun
An infectious disease in humans caused by some species of bacteria of the genus Brucella, that is transmitted by contact with infected animals or raw milk products and marked by fever, malaise, severe headache, and joint pain.
American Heritage Medicine
A disease, esp. in humans and cattle, caused by bacteria (genus Brucella)
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Brucellosis

Noun

Singular:
brucellosis
Plural:
brucelloses

Origin of Brucellosis

  • brucell(a) –osis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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