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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]

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