Meaning of BRUCELLOSIS in English

ˌbrüsəˈlōsə̇s noun

( plural brucello·ses -ōˌsēz)

Etymology: New Latin, from Brucella + -osis

: a disease caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella:

a. : a disease of man of sudden or insidious onset and long duration characterized by great weakness, extreme exhaustion on slight effort, night sweats, chilliness, remittent fever, and generalized aches and pains and acquired through direct contact with infected animals or animal products or from the consumption of milk, dairy products, or meat from infected animals — called also Malta fever, undulant fever

b. : contagious abortion

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