rickettsiosis

[ rĭ-kĕt′sē-ōsĭs ]

n.

Infection with Rickettsia bacteria.

Nearby words

  1. rickettsia rickettsii,
  2. rickettsia tsutsugamushi,
  3. rickettsial,
  4. rickettsial disease,
  5. rickettsialpox,
  6. rickety,
  7. rickey,
  8. rickey, branch,
  9. rickle,
  10. rickover


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