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Meaning of salmonellosis

sal•mo•nel•lo•sis

Pronunciation: (sal"mu-nl-ō'sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. food poisoning caused by consumption of food contaminated with bacteria of the genus Salmonella, characterized by the sudden onset of abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever.
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