vibriosis

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vib·ri·o·sis

 (vĭb′rē-ō′sĭs)
n. pl. vib·ri·o·ses (-sēz)
1. Infection with the bacterium Vibrio parahaemolyticus, often the result of eating undercooked seafood from contaminated waters.
2. A venereal infection in cattle and sheep caused by the bacterium Vibrio fetus, often producing infertility or spontaneous abortion.

vibriosis

(ˌvɪbrɪˈəʊsɪs)
n
1. (Medicine) a bacterial disease usually caused by eating undercooked seafood from contaminated water
2. (Veterinary Science) an infection in cattle and sheep which can cause infertility and spontaneous abortion

vib•ri•o•sis

(ˌvɪb riˈoʊ sɪs)

n.
a venereal disease of cattle and sheep, caused by the bacterium Vibrio fetus, characterized by delayed female fertility and by spontaneous abortion.
[1945–50]
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