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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; An infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion.

Usage examples (38)
  • The so-called brucellosis disease problem in wildlife is actually the brucellosis fraud.
  • Drinking untreated milk can cause gastric distress and more serious ailments such as brucellosis, tuberculosis and typhoid.
  • That also raises concerns about diseases such as brucellosis, according to Clawson.
  • The crowded conditions on feedgrounds exacerbate diseases such as brucellosis, feeding critics say. for more
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