Meaning of toxoplasmosis
Pronunciation: (tok"sō-plaz-mō'sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
- infection with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, transmitted to humans by consumption of insufficiently cooked meat containing the parasite or by contact with contaminated cats or their feces: the illness produced is usually mild, but in pregnant women may damage the fetus.
- toxoplasmosis (Thesaurus)