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salmonellosis

[sal-muh-nl-oh-sis] /ˌsæl mə nlˈoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
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
1910-1915
1910-15; salmonell(a) + -osis
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salmonellosis in Medicine

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.

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