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SHIGELLOSIS

 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.


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SHIGELLOSIS (noun)


Sense 1shigellosis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

bacillary dysentery; shigellosis

Hypernyms ("shigellosis" is a kind of...):

dysentery (an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea)


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