Definición de leptospirosis en inglés:

leptospirosis

Saltos de línea: lepto|spir¦osis
Pronunciación: /ˌlɛptə(ʊ)spʌɪˈrəʊsɪs
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • An infectious bacterial disease occurring in rodents, dogs, and other mammals, which can be transmitted to humans. See also Weil's disease.
    • The bacterium is a spirochaete of the genus Leptospira
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Puppies should be vaccinated against distemper, infectious hepatitis, leptospirosis, parvovirus, parainfluenza and rabies.
    • This is aggravating an already festering situation produced by outbreaks of malaria, dengue fever, hepatitis-A, leptospirosis, cholera and other diarrheal diseases.
    • Conjunctivitis can also be a symptom of other infections such as measles or leptospirosis, a bacterial infection.

Origen

1920s: from lepto- 'narrow' + Greek speira 'coil' + -osis.

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