Salmonelloses

salmonellosis

[sal-muh-nl-oh-sis]
noun Pathology.
food poisoning caused by consumption of food contaminated with bacteria of the genus Salmonella, characterized by the sudden onset of abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever.

Origin:
1910–15; salmonell(a) + -osis

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To salmonelloses
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

salmonellosis sal·mo·nel·lo·sis (sāl'mə-ně-lō'sĭs)
n.
Infection with bacteria of the genus Salmonella, characterized by gastroenteritis and fever, and caused especially by eating improperly stored or undercooked foods.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature