from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bacterial disease caused by Listeria monocytogenes, affecting wild and domestic animals and sometimes humans and characterized by fever, meningitis, and encephalitis.
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- n. An infectious disease of humans and animals caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria ivanovii, often through contaminated food.
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- n. an infectious disease of animals and humans (especially newborn or immunosuppressed persons) caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes; in sheep and cattle the infection frequently involves the central nervous system and causes various neurological symptoms
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