listeriosis
noun (plural listerioses) Etymology: New Latin, from Listeria, from Joseph Lister Date: 1941 a serious encephalitic disease of a wide variety of animals that is caused by a bacterium (Listeria monocytogenes) and that in animals is often fatal but in humans is usually not fatal

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