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División en sílabas: pas·teu·rel·lo·sis
Pronunciación: /ˌpastərəˈlōsəs

Definición de pasteurellosis en inglés:


A bacterial infection commonly affecting animals and sometimes transferred to humans through bites and scratches.
Example sentences
  • Both receive vaccines against vibriosis and the infections pasteurellosis, myxobacteriosis and viral nervous necrosis.
  • Another illness called pneumonic pasteurellosis, which damages lungs and can cause death in humans and pigs, is in pork meat, but scientists don't know if eating infected meat infects humans.


early 20th century: from French pasteurellose (from the name Pasteur, Louis) + -osis.

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