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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.
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a disease or dysentery caused by shigella bacteria and common in areas of poor sanitation and malnutrition
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shig•el•lo•sis(ˌʃɪg əˈloʊ sɪs)
dysentery caused by shigellae.
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|Noun||1.||shigellosis - 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
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n. sigaela, disenteria bacilar.
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shigellosisn shigelosis f
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