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noun Veterinary Pathology.
  1. a venereal disease of cattle and sheep, caused by the organism Vibrio fetus, characterized by delayed female fertility and by spontaneous abortion.
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Origin of vibriosis

From New Latin, dating back to 1945–50; see origin at vibrio, -osis
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vibriosis in Medicine


n. pl. vib•ri•o•ses (-sēz)
  1. 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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