brucellosis

Definitions of brucellosis
  1. noun
    an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings
    synonyms: Bang's disease, contagious abortion
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    type of:
    zoonosis, zoonotic disease
    an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
  2. noun
    infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; characterized by fever and headache
    synonyms: Gibraltar fever, Malta fever, Mediterranean fever, Rock fever, undulant fever
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    type of:
    infectious disease
    a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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