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[vib-ree-oh-sis] /ˌvɪb riˈoʊ sɪs/
noun, Veterinary Pathology.
a venereal disease of cattle and sheep, caused by the organism Vibrio fetus, characterized by delayed female fertility and by spontaneous abortion.
Origin of vibriosis
From New Latin, dating back to 1945-50; See origin at vibrio, -osis Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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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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