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shig·el·lo·sis

 (shĭg′ə-lō′sĭs)
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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shigellosis

(ˌʃɪɡəˈləʊsɪs)
n
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)

n.
dysentery caused by shigellae.
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Noun1.shigellosis - an acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteriashigellosis - 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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Translations

shig·el·lo·sis

n. sigaela, disenteria bacilar.
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shigellosis

n shigelosis f
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