shigellosis

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shig·el·lo·sis

 (shĭg′ə-lō′sĭs)
n. pl. shig·el·lo·ses (-sēz)
Dysentery caused by any of various species of shigellae, occurring most frequently in areas where poor sanitation and malnutrition are prevalent and commonly affecting children and infants.

shigellosis

(ˌʃɪɡəˈləʊsɪs)
n
a disease or dysentery caused by shigella bacteria and common in areas of poor sanitation and malnutrition

shig•el•lo•sis

(ˌʃɪg əˈloʊ sɪs)

n.
dysentery caused by shigellae.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shigellosis - an acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteriashigellosis - an acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains
dysentery - an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea
Translations

shig·el·lo·sis

n. sigaela, disenteria bacilar.

shigellosis

n shigelosis f
References in periodicals archive ?
Source: WHO 1996 (205) except amoebic dysentery, bacillary dysentery dracunculiasis, dengue and RVF from WHO 1998 (200); and clonorchiasis and paragonimiasis from Muller & Morera 1994 (119).