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erysipeloid Line breaks: ery¦sip|eloid
Pronunciation: /ˌɛrɪˈsɪpəlɔɪd/

Definition of erysipeloid in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
Dermatitis of the hands due to bacterial infection, occurring mainly among handlers of meat and fish products.
Example sentences
  • They agreed that erysipeloid is an occupational disease which commonly occurs where individuals are handling meat.
  • Erysipeloid in people can be reduced by an effective herd-vaccination and sanitation strategy.
  • Erysipeloid usually begins as a localized wound infection but may progress to a generalized septicemia.
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