Campylobacteriosis meaning

kămpə-lō-băk-tîrrē-ōsĭs
A gastrointestinal condition characterized by diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, caused by eating raw meat or unpasteurized milk contaminated with Campylobacter jejuni, a bacterium that infects poultry, cattle, and sheep.
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A gastrointestinal condition characterized by diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, caused by eating unpasteurized dairy products or undercooked meat contaminated with Campylobacter jejuni, a bacterium that infects poultry, cattle, and sheep.
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Origin of campylobacteriosis

  • New Latin Campylobacter genus name (Greek kampulos curved) (bacter(ium)) –osis

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