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babesiosis

División en sílabas: ba·be·si·o·sis
Pronunciación: /bəˌbēzēˈōsəs
 
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(also babesiasis /ˌbabiˈzīəsis, -ˈsī-/)

Definición de babesiosis en inglés:

sustantivo

A disease of cattle and other livestock, transmitted by the bite of ticks. It affects the red blood cells and causes the passing of red or blackish urine. Also called piroplasmosis.
Example sentences
  • Southern cattle had acquired immunity to bovine babesiosis - the disease transmitted by these ticks.
  • Tick-borne diseases in the United States include Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, tularemia, babesiosis, Colorado tick fever, and relapsing fever.
  • For example, I. scapularis may transmit ehrlichiosis, Lyme disease, and babesiosis.

Origen

early 20th century: from modern Latin Babesia, from the name Victor Babès (1854–1926), Romanian bacteriologist.

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