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yersiniosis

Pronunciation: yer-sin'e-o'sis

Definition: A common human infectious disease caused by Yersinia enterocolitica and marked by diarrhea, enteritis, pseudoappendicitis, ileitis, erythema nodosum, and sometimes septicemia or acute arthritis.

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