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[sal-muh-nl-oh-sis] /ˌsæl mə nlˈoʊ sɪs/
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 of salmonellosis
1910-15; salmonell(a) + -osis Unabridged
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salmonellosis in Medicine

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

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