anaplasmosis

anaplasmosis
noun (plural anaplasmoses) Etymology: New Latin, from Anaplasma, genus name, from ana- + plasma (protoplasm) Date: 1920 a tick-borne disease of cattle and sheep caused by a bacterium (Anaplasma marginale) and characterized especially by anemia and by jaundice

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  • Anaplasmosis — is a disease caused by a rickettsial parasite of ruminants, Anaplasma spp. The organism occurs in the erythrocytes and is transmitted by natural means through by a number of haematophagous species of ticks and flies. It can also be transmitted… …   Wikipedia

  • anaplasmosis — /an euh plaz moh sis/, n. Vet. Pathol. a disease of cattle caused by a blood infecting protozoan parasite, Anaplasma marginale, transmitted by bloodsucking flies and ticks. [ < NL Anaplasm(a) genus name (see ANA , PLASMA) + OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • anaplasmosis — noun A disease of ruminants caused by infection with the Anaplasma bacterium, normally transmitted by hard ticks …   Wiktionary

  • anaplasmosis — an·a·plas·mo·sis .plaz mō səs n, pl mo·ses .sēz a tick borne disease of cattle, sheep, and deer caused by a bacterium of the genus Anaplasma (A. marginale) and characterized esp. by anemia and by jaundice called also gall sickness, galziekte …   Medical dictionary

  • anaplasmosis — n. sickness found in cattle (Veterinary Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anaplasmosis — an·a·plas·mo·sis …   English syllables

  • anaplasmosis — /ænəplæzˈmoʊsəs/ (say anuhplaz mohsuhs) noun a disease of cattle caused by a blood infecting protozoan parasite, transmitted by bloodsucking flies and ticks. {ana + plasm(a) + osis} …   Australian English dictionary

  • anaplasmosis — noun a disease of cattle that is transmitted by cattle ticks; similar to Texas fever (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease * * * /an euh plaz moh sis/, n. Vet. Pathol. a disease of cattle caused by a blood infecting protozoan parasite, Anaplasma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anaplasmosis granulocítica humana — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Anaplasmosis granulocítica humana Clasificación y recursos externos Aviso médico CIE 10 …   Wikipedia Español

  • human granulocytic anaplasmosis — (HGA) infection with Anaplasma phagocytophilum, transmitted by ticks of the genus Ixodes. It affects primarily neutrophils, is characterized by flulike symptoms with leukopenia and thrombocytopenia, and ranges in severity from asymptomatic to… …   Medical dictionary

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