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ba·be·si·o·sis(bə-bē′zē-ō′sĭs) also bab·e·si·a·sis (băb′ĭ-zī′ə-sĭs)
1. Any of several tick-borne infections of domestic and wild animals that are caused by protozoans of the genus Babesia.
2. A human disease caused by infection of red blood cells by protozoans of the genus Babesia that are transmitted by deer ticks, characterized by fever, malaise, and hemolytic anemia. In the United States, it occurs chiefly in the Northeast and Midwest. In both senses also called piroplasmosis.
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(Veterinary Science) vet science a tick-borne disease of domesticated and wild mammals as well as humans, caused by a protozoan of the genera Babesia and characterized by fever, anaemia, jaundice, and in severe cases leading to death
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ba•be•si•o•sis(bəˌbi ziˈoʊ sɪs)
any of several tick-borne diseases of cattle, dogs, horses, sheep, and swine, caused by babesias and characterized by fever and languor.
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babesiosisn babesiosis f
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