vibriosis
noun (plural vibrioses) Etymology: New Latin, from Vibrio Date: 1950 an infectious disease of sheep and cattle caused by a bacterium (Campylobacter fetus syn. Vibrio fetus) and marked by infertility and abortion; also infection with or disease caused by a vibrio

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  • vibriosis — an acute systemic bacterial disease caused by Vibrio anguillarum or other Vibrio spp., often in spring in juvenile anadromous salmonids after transfer to sea water in an aquaculture facility. Symptoms include ulcers, haemorrhaging, rapid… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • vibriosis — /vib ree oh sis/, n. Vet. Pathol. a venereal disease of cattle and sheep, caused by the organism Vibrio fetus, characterized by delayed female fertility and by spontaneous abortion. [1945 50; < NL; see VIBRIO, OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • vibriosis — Infection caused by species of bacteria of the genus Vibrio. * * * vib·ri·o·sis .vib rē ō səs n, pl o·ses .sēz 1) an infectious disease of sheep and cattle caused by a bacterium of the genus Campyl …   Medical dictionary

  • vibriosis — n. venereal disease in cattle and sheep which often causes infertility or natural abortions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vibriosis — vib·ri·o·sis …   English syllables

  • vibriosis — vib•ri•o•sis [[t]ˌvɪb riˈoʊ sɪs[/t]] n. vet a venereal disease of cattle and sheep, caused by the bacterium Vibrio fetus, characterized by delayed female fertility and by spontaneous abortion • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • vibriosis — /vɪbriˈoʊsəs/ (say vibree ohsuhs) noun → campylobacteriosis (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • vibriosis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • bovine genital vibriosis — see under campylobacteriosis …   Medical dictionary

  • ovine genital vibriosis — see under campylobacteriosis …   Medical dictionary

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