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|Noun||1.||listeria meningitis - an infectious disease of animals and humans (especially newborn or immunosuppressed persons) caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes; in sheep and cattle the infection frequently involves the central nervous system and causes various neurological symptoms|
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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