Brucellosis meaning

bro͝osə-lōsĭs
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.
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An infectious disease chiefly of domestic animals, such as cattle, sheep, goats, and dogs, that is caused by some species of bacteria of the genus Brucella, and sometimes results in spontaneous abortions in newly infected animals.
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A disease, esp. in humans and cattle, caused by bacteria (genus Brucella)
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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.
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An infectious disease chiefly of domestic animals, such as cattle, sheep, goats, and dogs, that is caused by some species of bacteria of the genus Brucella, and sometimes results in spontaneous abortions in newly infected animals.
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An infectious disease caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella, transmitted to humans by contact with infected domestic animals such as cattle, sheep, goats, and dogs. In humans, brucellosis is marked by fever, malaise, and headache. It can also occur in some forms of wildlife, such as bison, and can cause spontaneous abortions in infected animals.
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(pathology) Infection by the bacterium, Brucella, which is carried by ruminants. Symptoms include recurring fevers, sweating, weakness, anorexia, headaches, depression and generalized aches and pains.
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Origin of brucellosis

  • brucell(a) –osis

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