noun. infection caused by parasites transmitted to humans from infected cats; if contracted by a pregnant woman it can result in serious damage to the fetus.
- -osis (English)
- Toxoplasma (English)
Sentences with toxoplasmosis
1. Verb, past participle
Cats get toxoplasmosis by eating infected birds, rodents or anything that became contaminated with infected cat feces.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The only way for the parasite to get into your body and cause toxoplasmosis is if you accidentally wind up consuming droppings.