Definition of Pestis

1. Noun. A serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal.




Medical Definition of Pestis

1. Synonym: plague. Origin: L. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pestis

pestiduct
pestiducts
pestier
pestiest
pestiferous
pestiferously
pestiferousness
pestilation
pestilence
pestilences
pestilent
pestilential
pestilentially
pestilentious
pestilently
pestis (current term)
pestis ambulans
pestis bubonica
pestis fulminans
pestis major
pestis minor
pestis siderans
pestivirus infections
pestle
pestled
pestles
pestlike
pestling
pesto

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