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(Veterinary Science) another name for brucellosis
[C19: so called because the fever symptoms are intermittent]
bru•cel•lo•sis(ˌbru səˈloʊ sɪs)
infection with bacteria of the Brucella genus, frequently causing spontaneous abortions in animals and remittent fever in humans. Also called undulant fever.
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|Noun||1.||undulant fever - infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; characterized by fever and headache|
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact