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1. leptospirosis

noun. an infectious disease cause by leptospira and transmitted to humans from domestic animals; characterized by jaundice and fever.

Synonyms

  • Weil's disease
  • canicola fever
  • zoonotic disease
  • zoonosis

Etymology

  • lepto- (English)
  • spirosis (English)

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Example sentences of the word leptospirosis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Possums have very sharp teeth and carry a number of pathogens like leptospirosis and salmonella.

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