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salmonellosis

[sal-muh-nl-oh-sis]
noun Pathology.
  1. food poisoning caused by consumption of food contaminated with bacteria of the genus Salmonella, characterized by the sudden onset of abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever.
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Origin of salmonellosis

First recorded in 1910–15; salmonell(a) + -osis
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salmonellosis in Medicine

salmonellosis

(săl′mə-nĕ-lōsĭs)
n.
  1. Infection with bacteria of the genus Salmonella, characterized by gastroenteritis and fever, and caused especially by eating improperly stored or undercooked foods.
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