campylobacterosis

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campylobacterosis cam·py·lo·bac·ter·o·sis (kām'pə-lō-bāk'tə-rō'sĭs)
n.
A gastrointestinal condition characterized by diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, caused by eating raw meat or unpasteurized milk contaminated with Campylobacter jejuni, a bacterium that infects poultry, cattle, and sheep.

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