Meaning of babesiosis

ba•be•si•o•sis

Pronunciation: (bu-bē"zē-ō'sis), [key]
— n. Vet. Pathol.
  1. any of several tick-borne diseases of cattle, dogs, horses, sheep, and swine, caused by a babesia protozoan and characterized by fever and languor.
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