vibriosis


vibriosis

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.

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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