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brucellosis (n.)

1930, Modern Latin, from Brucella, name of the bacteria that causes it, which is named for Scottish physician Sir David Bruce (1855-1931), who in 1887 discovered the bacteria, + -osis.

updated on August 10, 2017

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Definitions of brucellosis from WordNet

brucellosis (n.)
infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; characterized by fever and headache;
Synonyms: undulant fever / Malta fever / Gibraltar fever / Rock fever / Mediterranean fever
brucellosis (n.)
an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings;
Synonyms: contagious abortion / Bang's disease
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

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