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Medical Term:

Salmonella enterica typhimurium


Definition: a bacterial species causing food poisoning in humans; it is a natural pathogen of all warm-blooded animals and is also found in snakes and pet turtles; worldwide, it is the most frequent cause of gastroenteritis due to Salmonella enterica species.

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