noun. an infectious disease cause by leptospira and transmitted to humans from domestic animals; characterized by jaundice and fever.
- Weil's disease
- canicola fever
- zoonotic disease
- lepto- (English)
- spirosis (English)
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.