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Medical Term:

Brucella melitensis biovar cunis


Definition: a bacterial species that causes brucellosis in humans, abortion in goats, and a wasting disease in chickens; it may infect cows and hogs and be excreted in their milk; it is the type species of the genus Brucella.

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