leptospirosis
noun (plural leptospiroses) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1926 any of several diseases of humans and domestic animals that are caused by infection with leptospires

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  • leptospirosis — n. infectious disease which affects humans and animals and is caused by spirochetes of the genus Leptospira …   English contemporary dictionary

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