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Dictionary entry overview: What does shigellosis mean?
• SHIGELLOSIS (noun)
The noun SHIGELLOSIS has 1 sense:
1. an acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains
Familiarity information: SHIGELLOSIS used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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An acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
bacillary dysentery; shigellosis
Hypernyms ("shigellosis" is a kind of...):
dysentery (an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea)
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