rickettsiosis

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rickettsiosis rick·ett·si·o·sis (rĭ-kět'sē-ō'sĭs)
n.
Infection with Rickettsia bacteria.

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rickettsiosis

noun
infectious disease caused by ticks or mites or body lice infected with rickettsial bacteria [syn: rickettsial disease
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