Skip to Content
Medical Term:

salmonellosis

Pronunciation: sal'mo-nel-o'sis

Definition: Infection with bacteria of the genus Salmonella. Patients with sickle cell anemia or compromised immune systems are particularly susceptible.

[Salmonella + G. -osis, condition]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide