Tularemia Definition

to͝olə-rēmē-ə, tyo͝o-
An infectious disease of rodents, esp. rabbits, caused by a bacterium (Francisella tularensis) and transmitted to humans in handling the flesh of infected animals or by the bite of certain insects: it is characterized in humans by an irregular fever, aching, inflammation of the lymph glands, etc.
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Origin of Tularemia

  • New Latin after Tulare , a county of south-central California

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

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