Share this entry
listeriosis Syllabification: lis·te·ri·o·sis
Pronunciation: /ləˌstirēˈōsəs/

Definition of listeriosis in English:


Disease caused by infection with listeria.
Example sentences
  • Other causes of encephalitis include influenza, listeriosis, brucellosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, whooping cough, rabies and lead poisoning.
  • Being careful with food and water is particularly important during pregnancy because infections such as listeriosis can cause miscarriage, and hepatitis E can result in maternal mortality.
  • The actual mechanism of infection and disease presentation in late-onset listeriosis is not yet fully understood.
Definition of listeriosis in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources