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campylobacterosis

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A gastrointestinal condition characterized by diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, caused by eating raw meat or unpasteurized milk contaminated with Campylobacter jejuni, a bacterium that infects poultry, cattle, and sheep.

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  • n. A gastrointestinal condition characterized by diarrhea etc., caused by eating raw or unpasteurised food contaminated with campylobacteria

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin Campylobacter, genus name (Greek kampulos, curved + bacter(ium)) + -osis.

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