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vibriosis

[vib-ree-oh-sis] /ˌvɪb riˈoʊ sɪs/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
a venereal disease of cattle and sheep, caused by the organism Vibrio fetus, characterized by delayed female fertility and by spontaneous abortion.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; < Neo-Latin; see vibrio, -osis
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Examples from the web for vibriosis
  • Typically, vibriosis is mild to moderate, with symptoms lasting for two to seven days.
  • There have been other vibriosis cases identified this summer, scattered around the state's growing areas.
  • There have been several other vibriosis cases identified this summer, scattered around the state's growing areas.
  • These naturally-occurring bacteria can make people sick with vibriosis when oysters taken from warm water are eaten raw.
  • These naturally-occurring bacteria can cause an illness called vibriosis when oysters taken from warm water are eaten raw.
vibriosis in Medicine

vibriosis vib·ri·o·sis (vĭb'rē-ō'sĭs)
n. pl. vib·ri·o·ses (-sēz)
Infection caused by a species of Vibrio, especially an infection caused by V. parahaemolyticus as a result of eating undercooked seafood from contaminated waters.

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