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salmonellosis

[ sal-muh-nl-oh-sis ]
/ ˌsæl mə nlˈoʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
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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Medical definitions for salmonellosis

salmonellosis
[ săl′mə-nĕ-lōsĭs ]

n.
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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