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anaplasmosis

[an-uh-plaz-moh-sis]
noun Veterinary Pathology.
  1. a disease of cattle caused by a blood-infecting protozoan parasite, Anaplasma marginale, transmitted by bloodsucking flies and ticks.
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Origin of anaplasmosis

< New Latin Anaplasm(a) genus name (see ana-, plasma) + -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for anaplasmosis

anaplasmosis

noun
  1. another name for gallsickness
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